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Accordingly, in the 2016-2020, the city improved the quality of criteria for new-style rural area construction. Accordingly, it strives to have all 56 communes recognized to meet advanced new-style rural area standards by the end of 2020 and 4 out of 5 districts recognized as new-style rural areas by the Government leader.

Currently, 3 districts were recognized, including Cu Chi, Hoc Mon and Nha Be, while Can Gio is expected to be new-style rural district by the end of 2020.

By 2021, Ho Chi Minh City strives to complete the task of building new-style rural areas./.