A corner of Phu Quoc island (Photo: VNA)


Kien Giang (VNA)
– The southern province of Kien Giang has listed three projects in Phu Quoc island district that are in urgent need of investment in order to call for investors.

One of the projects is a 500-bed hospital accompanied by a convalescence facility on an area of more than 10 ha of land in Bai Truong, Duong To commune.

The second one is a resort and tourism complex on 42 ha of land in Bai Thom eco-tourism site, Bai Thom commune, which is envisioned to serve 1,200-1,600 visitors a day.

The third project is a waste treatment plant capable of processing 150 tonnes of garbage a day, at Duong To commune.

The Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee has approved the list and assigned the management board of Phu Quoc economic zone to invite investors and organise biddings in line with the law.  

According to the management board of Phu Quoc economic zone, the island district of Phu Quoc currently has 278 valid investment projects in designated areas. The projects have a total investment capital of more than 361 trillion VND (15.75 billion USD). Thirty four projects have become operational.

Located on the Vienam-Cambodia-Thailand marine economic corridor, Phu Quoc is dubbed the “pearl” island.

The island was named as one of the 10 most beautiful Asian islands to visit in summer by tourism site www.topinspired.com.

Phu Quoc island district targets to serve at least half a million international tourists in 2018, according to local authorities.-VNA