Bac Ninh strives to become centrally-run city hinh anh 1Politburo member and Minister of Public Security Gen. To Lam (11th from right) presents flowers to congratulate the new Party organisation executive committee of Bac Ninh (Source: VNA)

Bac Ninh (VNA) – The congress of the Party organisation of Bac Ninh province approved a resolution on socio-economic development for 2020-2025 on September 26, which sets a target of turning the northern province of Bac Ninh into a centrally-run city.

Following the resolution, Bac Ninh will strive to become a city with modern and hi-tech industry by 2030, one of trade, service, education and training, and healthcare centres of the country, and a driving force of the key northern economic zone.

The province also set targets of achieving per capita income of 130-136 million VND (5,600-5,858 USD), State budget collection from economic activities of over 38 trillion VND, an export turnover of 37.7 billion USD, an urbanisation rate of 55 percent, and the poverty rate of under 1 percent by 2025.

To that end, Bac Ninh will step up the fight against corruption and wastefulness, select competent officials, and consolidate trust between local people with the Party and authorities. The province will continue intensifying economic restructuring in line with growth model shifting, developing digital economy, increasing productivity and competitiveness, well implementing social welfare policies, and improving locals’ life.

The Party organisation’s congress selected the 20th Party organization executive committee in the 2020-2025 tenure, including 48 members. At its first session, the committee selected a 15-strong standing board. Dao Hong Lan, alternate member of the Party Central Committee and Vice Secretary of the provincial Party Committee was elected to Secretary of the provincial Party Committee.

Speaking at the event, Lan called on local people to unite and exert efforts to make Bac Ninh become a modern and civilised centrally-run city./.