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|VIR's editor-in-chief Le Trong Ming gave remarks at the seminar|
Addressing the seminar, Le Trong Minh, member of the Ministry of Planning and Investment’s Party Standing Committee and editor-in-chief at Vietnam Investment Review (VIR) noted that undergoing 25 years of development since officially becoming a centrally-governed city, Danang has been developing vibrantly and garnered ever-growing attention both domestically and internationally.
“The noble titles Danang has scored, as well as the leading players in the business community making their presence felt on Danang, are testament to the irresistible charm of the city,” said Minh.
Towards reaching the goal of becoming the ‘Singapore of Vietnam’, Danang would need to best avail of the opportunities to leap forwards, especially post-pandemic.
In light of the city’s development orientation to 2030, with a vision towards 2045, Danang would grow into one of the leading socioeconomic development hubs in the country and Southeast Asia, taking on the role of the centre for startups, innovation, tourism, trade, finance, logistics, and the high-tech and IT industry, as well as one of the major cultural, education, and science centres in the country.
Towards reaching the goal of becoming the ‘Singapore of Vietnam’, Danang would need to best avail of the opportunities to leap forwards, especially post-pandemic, remarked Minh.
These contents formed the agenda of the seminar.
“We expect the speakers and audience present here today would contribute useful inputs to help Danang to tap into its advantages, and improving city planning and contributing to turning Danang into an upscale destination,” Minh said, adding that the inputs from the seminar are expected to support upcoming policies on investment attraction, human resource management, and infrastructure and tourism development.
|The seminar drew the participation of many experts|
Minh noted that VIR’s slogan is to always accompany investors, businesses, and localities to promote investment and business networking with the top target of materialising the nation’s aspiration to thrive.
“VIR wishes to always be the trustworthy companion of Danang’s management and local business community on the path towards becoming one of the most deserving places to come and to live,” Minh said.
Previously in the second week of June, the 16th Asian Route Development Forum aka Routes Asia 2022 took place successfully in Danang, helping the city to promote its tourism to countries around the world.
The event attracted more than 700 delegates, including 500 foreigners. During the 3-day event, 1,500 official working meetings took place, 1,300 in-person and 200 online. Danang also held 19 meetings with partners, including Vietjet Air, Jetstar Group, and airlines from India, the Philippines, Indonesia, Europe, and Australia.
According to Ho Ky Minh, deputy chairman of the Danang People’s Committee, in the second half of this year, there will be 15 airlines operating international routes from South Korea, Thailand, Singapore, Japan and Malaysia, among others to and from Danang with a frequency of about 90 flights per week. In addition, Danang will also open new routes to India, the Philippines, and more