Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung on July 30 urged the transport sector to speed up the implementation of major projects and public investment disbursement in the time ahead.
The State Capital Investment Corporation (SCIC) has targeted disbursing investment of VND13-16 trillion (US$561-690 million) annually to focus capital on key industries and sectors to promote economic growth.
Authorities in the southern province of Dong Nai are working hard to ensure site clearance for the Long Thanh Airport project is completed by October.
The Government urged the State Appraisal Council to promptly complete the assessment of a feasibility study report for the first phase of Long Thanh International Airport in a resolution issued on February 3.
Some local experts have backed the government's decision to award the construction of Long Thanh airport to the Airports Corporation of Vietnam despite lawmakers' concerns.
Legislators will debate a feasibility study report for the first phase of Long Thanh International Airport during a plenary session in Hanoi on November 12.
Long Thanh International Airport will open its doors by 2025 at the latest and will handle 25 million passengers and 1.2 million tonnes of goods a year once the first phase is completed.
The Government has proposed naming the State-owned Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV) as the main investor for the first phase of Long Thanh International Airport in the southern province of Dong Nai.
VOV.VN - The Vietnamese government is accelerating the construction of the Long Thanh international airport, a major national project in Dong Nai province. Once operational in 2025, it will become a leading airport in Southeast Asia.
Three investment plans are on the table for the development of the Long Thanh International Airport in the southern province of Dong Nai, with State-run Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV) poised to become the investor.
The Ministry of Transport has urged Dong Nai province to speed up site clearance, compensation and resettlement for affected households so that construction on the long-planned Long Thanh International Airport can begin next year.
Long Thanh International Airport, one of Vietnam’s key projects, will make use of the most advanced technologies to reach the service quality and flying safety standards of the world's leading airports.
The real estate market in Long Thanh district in southern Dong Nai province, site of the proposed new airport, has entered an upward spiral following the National Assembly Standing Committee's passage of a resolution to dissolve and alter the administrative boundaries of six communes on May 29.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked the southern province of Dong Nai to closely coordinate with the Ministry of Transport, investors, and relevant agencies in building, assessing, and completing the feasibility report on the Long Thanh International Airport project.
Several options, including exclusive servicing of long-haul flights, have been proposed for the Long Thanh Airport planned in southern Vietnam.
The southern province of Dong Nai has decided to hand over 1,165 hectares of land for the first construction phase of Long Thanh International Airport in early 2019.
Long Thanh International Airport is expected to take on 85% of international flights running through Tan San Nhat Airport, including those operated by the national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines and foreign airlines, according to the Ministry of Transport.
The Ministry of Transport (MoT) put into operation 13 works and projects in the first nine months of this year, including major ones such as Cao Lanh Bridge and Da Nang-Quang Ngai Expressway.
The property market in Bien Hoa city, southern Dong Nai province, has been booming in the last few months.
The land reclaimation, compensation and resettlement support for the construction of the Long Thanh International Airport in the southern province of Dong Nai is estimated to cost nearly VND23 trillion (US$1.01 billion), the Ministry of Planning and Investment said.