Binh Duong calls for investment in 20 projects

The southern province of Binh Duong will call for investment in 20 priority investment projects in transport infrastructure, healthcare and education during 2017-2020, according to Tran Thanh Liem, Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee.

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Three education projects are Thu Dau Mot University, Binh Chuan 2 primary school and An Phu 2 primary school. 

Thu Dau Mot University project needs the largest investment of over VND4 trillion (US$176 million) which can be in the forms of Build-Transfer (BT) or Build-Own-Operate (BOO). Under the project, Thu Dau Mot University will be developed into a multidisciplinary training facility in line with the provincial research orientation.

Among the 15 transport infrastructure projects on the list, the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system connecting the new Binh Duong city with Suoi Tien bus station in Ho Chi Minh City will need VND1.96 trillion (US$83.6 million). 

The BRT project aims to enlarge regional connections among Binh Duong, Dong Nai and HCM City and ease traffic congestion on the My Phuoc-Tan Van route and the main road for industrial service development in the locality.

The province also calls investors for the building of Bach Dang 2 bridge spanning Dong Nai river in Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) or BT models, which is estimated to cost VND980 billion (US$43.1 million).

Regarding healthcare projects, the province wants investment in a craniofacial, orthopedic surgery and obstetric hospital with 500 patient beds in Di An town and a general hospital in Bau Bang district.

The projects cost VND2 trillion (US$88 million) and VND240 billion (US$10.5 million), respectively and they should be invested in forms of BT or BOO.


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