A RoK-funded project to improve the master plan for Hue city is underway in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue, said an official.

Jointly launched by the Hue municipal People’s Committee and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), the project will run until July, 2013 at a total cost of 3.75 million USD. Of this, 3.5 million USD was funded by KOICA, which were channeled directly to Republic of Korea partners participating in carrying out the project.

The project aims to review the current master plan of Hue city, survey areas targeted for expansion, analyse the orientation for Hue’s development in the future and adjust the master plan for Hue city until 2030 and the vision towards 2050, to facilitate the city’s socio-economic development.

It will also contribute to promoting the two countries’ cooperation in the fields of planning and urban development in Vietnam through the exchange of knowledge and experience to Vietnamese experts./.