Phu Quoc Island of the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang is set to become an eco-tourism and international trading centre.

Under the province's maritime economic development programme for the 2011-15 period, Kien Giang will focus investment in areas where it excels such as fishing, tourism, maritime transport, fishery services, the production of construction materials and processing of agricultural products.

The province expects to become a leader in maritime operations and will introduce socio-economic development combined with national security.-VNA