Two more cities complete new-style rural area building 2017 hinh anh 1A kindergarten in Lang Son city (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA)
– Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue, Head of the Steering Committee for the national target programme on new-style rural area building  has recognised that Lang Son city in northern Lang Son province, and Sa Dec city in southern Dong Thap province have completed their 2017 new-style rural area building tasks.

Lang Son city had all three communes, namely Mai Pha, Hoang Dong, Quang Lac recognised by the provincial People’s Committee as new-style rural areas in 2014, 2015, and 2016, respectively.

The localities have built concrete roads in all communal and 88.67 percent of village road networks. All locals have access to a constant and safe electricity supply. The annual income per capita reached 27 million VND (1,188 USD). The poor household rate in the three communes fell to one percent.

According to the report from Sa Dec city’s Steering Committee, all three communes in the city have completed the new-style rural area building tasks.

The annual income per capita reached 32.2 million VND (1,400 USD), 99.8 percent of locals have access to safe electricity and all of them have access to hygienic water.

All schools in the three communes meet national standards. The poor household rate is 4.5 percent. 91.66 percent of local labourers have regular work.-VNA