Vinh Long to host investment promotion conference hinh anh 1Vice Chairman of the Vinh Long province Le Quang Trung speaks at a press conference to inform outcomes of the investment promotion conference. (Source: VNA)

 Vinh Long (VNA) – The Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long will host an investment promotion conference later this month, aiming to present its economic development achievements and potential, and policies on investment attraction.

Truong Dang Vinh Phuc, Director of the Vinh Long Department of Planning and Investment, said the conference will take place on March 27, drawing 750 delegates from ministries, agencies, foreign embassies, international organisations, provinces and cities nationwide as well as domestic and foreign investors.

At the event, the local authority will present certificates of investment registration and memorandums of understanding to 25 projects with a combined capital of 12.43 trillion VND (546.92 million USD), Phuc said at a press conference on the upcoming event held in Vinh Long on March 12.

The province will sign cooperation documents to carry out a project on coastal sub-regional connectivity between Vinh Long, Ben Tre, Tien Giang and Tra Vinh provinces, thus boosting investment, trade and tourism cooperation in the Mekong Delta.

The local authority will also honour contributions by domestic and foreign organisations, individuals and enterprises to social welfare activities in combination with poverty reduction, contributing to change local face-lift.

There are activities held on the sidelines of the conference such as a trade fair, an exhibition on local agriculture, industry and trade, the inauguration of Vinh Long general hospital and an art performance.

Apart from a stable, transparent business environment, investors will take local advantages and be offered incentives, Vice Chairman of the Vinh Long province Le Quang Trung said, adding that the province hopes to become a liable, attractive destination of businesses and investors.

In the 2017-2020, Vinh Long is calling non-state budget capital in 67 projects capitalised at 27.568 trillion VND, focusing on industry, industrial complex infrastructure, rural agriculture, culture-tourism, transport infrastructure, urban-housing development, and trade-services. - VNA