A corner of Can Tho city (Photo: VNA)


Can Tho (VNA)
– Investors have expressed readiness to invest in 22 projects worth roughly 82 trillion VND (3.64 billion USD) on a combined area of 2,756.3ha in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho. 


It was revealed during a meeting between the municipal People’s Committee and departments, agencies on July 17 to review preparations for an investment promotion conference scheduled for August 9-10.

Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Vo Thanh Thong said the city has so far made a portfolio of 54 projects in need of nearly 124 trillion VND in total capital.

Of them, 44 projects worth an estimated capital of over 112.9 trillion VND have attracted investors’ interest. Some investors said they are ready to implement 22 projects immediately after the conference.

In order to achieve better results in the conference, Thong asked departments and agencies to complete details of projects calling for investment. 

As scheduled, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc will deliver a speech at the event which will attract 550 delegates as leaders of ministries, localities, international organisations, domestic and foreign experts. 

The conference will discuss developing service centres, high-tech agriculture and science-technology. 

On the occasion, the city will present insignias and investment licences to enterprises, sign memoranda of understanding on cooperation between the municipal People’s Committee and investors, and launch several key projects in the locality.-VNA