City to expand international sea cooperation
HCM City will carry out more projects and programs on
international sea cooperation in 2008 and coming years, according to a document
of the city government.
They are to build a fishery resources protection station in Can
Gio District, build technical infrastructure to serve the management and
development of the Can Gio Mangrove Forest, build a pipeline system to supply
clean water for Can Gio and Nha Be districts, and a fishery breeding and production
HCM City is compiling an overall socio-economic development
strategy for the coastal area in Can Gio and Nha Be districts until 2020. The major projects to be developed during the period include training human
resources, preserving the world-listed Can Gio Biosphere Reserve Zone,
developing an eco-tourism site in Can Gio, the 3,600-hectare Hiep Phuoc port -
industrial - residential area and a completed transport network.
In the 2000-2007 period, HCM City carried out 22 sea investment
City, January 7, 2008)