A Vietnam-Singapore Industrial Park is expected to bring a new face to the island district of Phu Quoc in southern Kien Giang province, with upgraded transport infrastructure and modern urban areas.

The Investment and Industry Development Corporation (Becamex ICD) and the Vietnam-Singapore Industrial Parks Joint Venture Co. Ltd (VSIP) in Binh Duong province have been assigned to implement the project, which will cover a total area of nearly 3,000 ha.

It will also involve in forest protection for the formation of ecological forests serving sustainable tourism.

According to Tran Van Nam, Vice Chairman of the Binh Duong provincial People’s Committee, VSIP Phu Quoc is a large-scale project that will significantly contribute to the future development of the island.

The project will be designed by Singaporean experts and foreign investors are also encouraged to engage in it, said Chairman of the Kien Giang People’s Committee Le Van Thi.

Phu Quoc Island , dubbed as the Pearl Island in the southern sea, is a tourist hub of not only Kien Giang but also the southern region.-VNA