A corner of Can Tho city (Photo: VNA)
It was revealed during a meeting between the municipal People’s Committee and departments, agencies on July 17 to review preparations for an investment promotion conference scheduled for August 9-10.
Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Vo Thanh Thong said the city has so far made a portfolio of 54 projects in need of nearly VND124 trillion in total capital.
Of them, 44 projects worth an estimated capital of over VND112.9 trillion have attracted investors’ interest. Some investors said they are ready to implement 22 projects immediately after the conference.
In order to achieve better results in the conference, Thong asked departments and agencies to complete details of projects calling for investment.
As scheduled, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc will deliver a speech at the event which will attract 550 delegates as leaders of ministries, localities, international organisations, domestic and foreign experts.
The conference will discuss developing service centres, high-tech agriculture and science-technology.
On the occasion, the city will present insignias and investment licences to enterprises, sign memoranda of understanding on cooperation between the municipal People’s Committee and investors, and launch several key projects in the locality.