The southern province of Binh Duong held a conference to seek new ideas to accelerate its development and international integration on April 24.

The goal of the conference was to collect ideas and opinions from experts, scientists, managers and businessmen towards long-term solutions for developing urban areas and service sector or drawing investment.

The conference also reviewed Binh Duong’s past achievements and lessons to draw upon in the coming years.

Many speeches at the event discussed technical infrastructure connectivity between the province and HCM City as well as localities in the southern key economic zone, and the strategic master plan to upgrade Binh Duong into a centrally-governed city by 2020.

Nguyen Huu Tu, Deputy Secretary of the province’s Party Committee, thanked experts and scientists for their advice and underlined the importance of sustainable development.-VNA