VOV.VN - Regions throughout northern and central Vietnam, including Hanoi, continued to endure a hot spell for the second time this year with temperatures in some places reaching 42 degrees Celsius, while Ho Chi Minh City enjoyed weather up to six degrees Celsius cooler than the capital.
The Ministry of Transport (MoT) will allocate the funding for the Cat Linh-Ha Dong urban railway project to its main contractor, in line with the signed Engineering-Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract, Deputy Minister of Transport Nguyen Ngoc Dong has said.
Metro, tunnels and expressways count among Vietnam's grand billion dollar projects expected to commence operations this year.
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung on October 1 demanded the general contractor to speed up the progress and complete all procedures in order to put the long-delayed Cat Linh-Ha Dong urban railway line into operation this year.
The Ministry of Transport has requested the Chinese contractor of Cat Linh-Ha Dong metro line in Hanoi to commit a specific deadline when the project will be finished.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a special mechanism for completion of Hanoi’s Cat Linh-Ha Dong urban railway project in an effort to overcome numerous delays and cost overruns.