The central province of Ninh Thuan made public its socio-economic development master plan to 2020, which gives priority to six sectors of energy, tourism, agro-forestry-fisheries, and processing.

Addressing the conference in Phan Rang-Thap Cham city on December 10, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung said Ninh Thuan has great potentials for development, particularly wind and solar energies, tourism and salt production.

Therefore, in Vietnam ’s marine strategy, Ninh Thuan is expected to become an economic hub in the south central and Central Highlands region, he said, adding that the province has been selected to house the country’s two first nuclear power plants.

“This is a good opportunity for Ninh Thuan province to create a breakthrough in its development,” PM Dung noted.

He recommended that the province improve its investment environment, assist investors and invest in human resources to meet demands in the next period.

On the same day, Prime Minister Dung inspected a project to build the province’s coastal road./.