The Thua Thien - Hue provincial People's Committee has approved a plan to build a science-technology centre, aiming to turn the province into one of national science-technology centres.

Total investment for the project is 17 billion VND (83,000 USD), which is sourced from both the State and local budget.

The project includes a Thua Thien – Hue High-tech Park, a Hue Institute of Heritage Conservation, a Han-Nom Research Institute and a Research Institute of Hue’s Culture, as well as a Hue Royal Library, an Institute for Economic Development and a Museum of Centre Coast Nature.

It is hoped that science and technology will enable the province to create breakthroughs in its economy in 2020.-VNA