Hanoi has raised more than VND11.79 trillion (US$508.18 million) for building new-style rural areas in the first six months of 2020.
Disbursement of public investment in the first six months of 2020 amounted to nearly VND156 trillion (US$6.73 million), fulfilling 33.1% of the plan set by the National Assembly and the Prime Minister, higher than the 28.56% recorded in the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
The 9th session of the 14th National Assembly (NA) will open in Hanoi on May 20, according to deputy head of the NA Office Nguyen Manh Hung.
Vietnam is aiming to continue reducing poverty, prioritising poor mountainous regions and ethnic minority groups.
The Central Highlands province of Dak Nong has spent over 91 trillion VND (3.9 billion USD) on the national target programme on new-style rural area building during the 2010-2019 period, according to the provincial People Committee.
The ratio of rural communes with their own planning has risen from 23.1 percent in 2010 to 83.1 percent in 2013 and 99.7 percent today, according to Deputy Minister of Construction Nguyen Van Sinh.
As of August this year, 90.7 percent of the 8,902 communes nationwide had completed targets set for rural power supply as part of the National Target Programme on New-Style Rural Area Building, according to insiders.
The northern province of Vinh Phuc plans to set aside some 7 trillion VND (301.3 million USD) to carry out the national target programme on building new style rural area by 2025.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has ordered thorough preparations for the organisation of the national conference concluding the implementation of the national target programme on new-style rural areas building in the 2010-2020 period.
Experts discussed the role of the state audit in managing waste and wastewater towards sustainable development during a conference held on Hanoi on September 19.
Hanoi has achieved many targets regarding agricultural development and building new-style rural areas after 10 years implementing the National Target Programme on Building New-Style Rural Areas and the municipal Party Committee’s Programme 02-Ctr/TU.
The Mekong Delta’s 12 provinces and Can Tho city have achieved good results in the national target programme on new-style rural area building, with rural incomes and living conditions improving considerably.
A string of measures have been carried out in the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh to realise the National Target Programme on Sustainable Poverty Reduction.
The Central Steering Committee for 2016-2020 National Target Programmes (NTPs) on May 8 announced a list of success in fulfilling the NTPs in 2018.
The Mekong Delta province of Long An has been allocated 28 billion VND (1.2 million USD) to carry out the national target programme on sustainable poverty reduction in 2019, according to the provincial People’s Committee.
Vietnam will complete the five-year target of the National Target Programme on New-Style Rural Area Building by the end of the second quarter of 2019, with at least half of all communes completing all criteria of the programme.
The northwestern mountainous province of Dien Bien has seen strong progress in poverty reduction with more than 3,800 households escaping poverty in 2018.
Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue, head of the Central Steering Committee for 2016-2020 National Target Programmes, recently approved the use of 6.3 billion VND (272,000 USD) to support disadvantaged ethnic children and households.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a project to replace crumbling classrooms and upgrading educational equipment to create the best conditions for students.
The National Target Programme on New-style Rural Area Building for 2018 has achieved its set targets three months earlier than planned, said Nguyen Minh Tien, head of the programme’s Central Coordination Office.