The central province of Binh Dinh has so far this year invested more than 57.4 billion VND (2.7 million USD) in improving transport in its rural areas to help local residents and ensure production.

According to Director of the provincial Transport Department Tran Chau, the province also paid attention to a programme that helps extend concrete roads in villages, with 167 tonnes of cement for every kilometre.

In 2013, more than 142 kilometres of new roads were built, bringing the percentage of the province’s concrete roads to 64 percent.

The provincial People’s Committee is also directing authorities and localities to work with investors to well implement compensation and ground clearance work for projects to upgrade and expand National Highways 1A, 1D and 19 in the province.-VNA