Minister of Transport Nguyen Van The has ordered relevant agencies to speed up the implementation of major projects throughout the country.
Minister of Transport Nguyen Van The has agreed with the Ministry of National Defence to expand Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City to both the south and north where a 157-ha golf course is located.
The Ministry of Transport (MoT) will work on solutions, mechanisms, and policies to push forward the mobilisation of resources for transport infrastructure development in the second half of this year, said chief of the ministry’s office Nguyen Tri Duc.
Weaknesses of the railway sector and orientations for its development were mentioned by National Assembly (NA) deputies while grilling Minister of Transport Nguyen Van The on June 4.
Minister of Transport Nguyen Van The was grilled by lawmakers on June 4 about solutions to deal with problems related to transport projects invested under the form of build-operate-transfer (BOT).
The Ministry of Transport equitised 137 State-owned enterprises (SOEs) during 2011-16, surpassing the target by 67.
Vietnam will provide all possible conditions it can for international investors, donors and organisations to get involved in developing transport infrastructure in the country, said Transport Minister Nguyen Van The.
Terminal T1 of Phu Bai International Airport in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue will be upgraded to serve 5 million passengers per year, which is to prepare for the forecast surge of passengers that this port of entry will handle in the next several years.
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung asked the Transport Ministry to soon submit special mechanisms for the north-south highway project during a meeting to launch the sector’s activities for 2018.
Minister of Transport Nguyen Van The has signed a decision to announce a list of projects to build sections of the North-South Expressway in the east during 2017-2021.
Minister of Transport Nguyen Van The has decided to stop the project on expanding part of National Highway No 30, running through the southern provinces of Dong Thap and Tien Giang.
All Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) toll stations across the country have to install a system for automatic collection of fees by 2019 to ensure transparency.
The Ministry of Transport should consider the possibility of cost overruns as it prepares to build a 654km section of the North-South expressway, NA deputies said at the ongoing fourth session of the 14th National Assembly in Hanoi on November 8.
The National Assembly ratified the appointment of Nguyen Van The to the post of Minister of Transport and Le Minh Khai to the post of Government Inspectorate General at its fourth session on October 26.
Residents in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta could potentially be forced to abandon their homes due to the severe impacts of current drought, salinization, and possible environmental degradation.
The low-cost carrier Vietjet Air has created flying opportunities for millions of residents, over 30% of which chose Vietjet Air for their first flight experience, said Vietjet Managing Director Luu Duc Khanh at the 2014 review conference held in Ho Chi Minh City on January 25.