Prime Minister assigns People's Committee to select contractors for planning at Southeast Quang Tri Economic Zone.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has assigned the Chairman of the Quang Tri Provincial People’s Committee to select contractors to conduct project planning for the development of the Southeast Quang Tri Economic Zone in the central province.
The Southeast Quang Tri Economic Zone has an area of 23,729 ha and spans 17 towns and communes: Hai An, Hai Ba, Hai Vinh, Hai Que, Hai Khe, and Hai Duong in Hai Lang district, Trieu An, Trieu Phuoc, Trieu Van, Trieu Trach, and Trieu Son in Trieu Phong district, and Gio Quang, Gio Mai, Gio Hai, Gio Viet, and Cua Viet in Gio Linh district.
The economic zone includes industrial zones, administrative zones, residential zones, tourism zones, services zones, and a harbor, and is to be a key development area in the province and central Vietnam as a whole.
Moreover, it is to become an international trade center for agriculture, forestry, and fishery, a building materials production center, and an electricity production center, and will also provide tourism and trade services.
The Southeast Quang Tri Economic Zone will maximize the natural local conditions and its geographic location to not only connect transport from and to the north and the south but also play an important role in national security and economic development.