President Truong Tan Sang has urged the central province of Ninh Thuan to expand effective production models to make its poverty fight speedy and sustainable.

President Sang made the statement at a working session with provincial leaders on implementing socio-economic tasks and ensuring defence-security in the province on April 22.

Along with investing in rural infrastructure, he said Ninh Thuan also needs to assist farmers in applying scientific-technological advances massively to raise their production efficiency as well as their incomes.

The locality should also focus on investment attraction while doing everything it can to facilitate investors’ production and business, he said.

The President praised the province’s socio-economic achievements in recent time, particularly its expansion of technological advance-based production models in ethnic minority people-inhabited areas, promotion of aquaculture, salt production and development of tourism and wind power.

At the session, President Sang briefed the local authorities and people of recent international and domestic situations that have affected the country’s economic development and Ninh Thuan province’.

On the day, President Sang met and presented gifts to religious dignitaries and ethnic people in the locality./.