At the press conference introducing the investment promotion conference of An Giang on September 20 (Photo: baodautu.vn)

An Giang (VNA) – The Mekong Delta province of An Giang will organise an investment promotion conference on September 29 which is expected to draw the participation of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, heard a press briefing on September 20.

At the conference, the province will grant approvals of investment plans to 23 projects in five areas - agriculture, trade-service-tourism, industry, construction-urban building, and healthcare. The projects have a combined capital of over 27 trillion VND (1.16 billion USD).

The provincial authorities will hand over investment commitments to seven investors who plan to invest over 101 trillion VND (4.3 billion USD) in the province.

An Giang will also honour a number of entrepreneurs for their outstanding contributions to the province’s socio-economic development.

Themed “An Giang-Connecting Opportunities, Cooperating Successfully”, the investment promotion conference is a significant event for the province.

According to Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Le Van Nung, the event is a chance for the province to introduce its socio-economic development achievements, strengths, and potential. Through the conference, the province hopes to mobilise resources from domestic and foreign investors for rapid and sustainable growth, he said.

Nung added that the conference is a venue for provincial leaders to directly meet enterprises and investors who plan to invest in An Giang.

Currently, An Giang is calling for investment in eight agricultural projects, including one to build a solar power plant in combination with high-tech agriculture development in An Cu commune, Tinh Bien district, which needs 6 trillion VND, and a 2 trillion VND project to form a village of aquatic farming and eco-tourism at Cu Lao Gieng.

In tourism, An Giang will focus on promoting spiritual, cultural, ecological, community-based, and urban tourism. It has built a list of 24 areas in need of investment in trade services and tourism.–VNA