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Can Tho (VNA) – The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho will host an investment promotion conference in August to introduce its economic development achievements and potential, as well as policies on investment attraction.

Speaking at a meeting in Can Tho on March 2, Director of the municipal Trade, Investment Promotion and Exhibition Centre Nguyen Khanh Tung said the event is expected to lure 500 domestic and foreign delegates.

He revealed that officials of the city will take the occasion to present investment decisions to several projects and kick off approved key projects.

They will focus on calling for investment in high-tech projects, he noted, adding that the municipal Department of Planning and Investment has determined 14 projects to draw investment.

Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Vo Thanh Thong highlighted the importance to make the list of projects calling for investment, saying that those should focus on the fields of service, tourism and IT.

Meanwhile, Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Tran Quoc Trung asked relevant departments and sectors, especially the Department of Planning and Investment, to give priority to calling for investment in large-scale projects.

It is necessary to promote the image of a friendly authority in order to win investors’ trust, he added.-.VNA