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The Government Office has just announced the Conclusion of Standing Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh at a meeting with leaders of Quang Ninh.

According to the Conclusion, over the past years, the Party Committee, government, army and people of Quang Ninh have united to overcome difficulties; mobilized every human resources, attracted investment and created positive changes in socio-economic development.

The province has drastically directed removing difficulties and problems to boost production and business of the coal industry; quickly settled administrative procedures on land, investment and construction; and prepared the best necessary conditions on infrastructure and human resources to catch the wave of investment capital shift after the COVID-19 pandemic.

The achievements are very impressive. However, Quang Ninh still faces shortcomings which need to be resolved soon, such as economic growth not matching with potential and advantages, and premise clearance of driving force projects still meeting difficulties and being behind schedule.

The Standing Deputy PM requested that in the coming time, the Party Committees and authorities at all levels of Quang Ninh should promote the achievements, seize opportunities, overcome the shortcomings, remove “bottlenecks” which obstruct the development process, exploit potentials and advantages, and create new driving force to promote the province’s socio-economic development.

The locality was asked to strive to achieve the highest rate of socio-economic targets in 2020 and for the next 5 years, effectively implement measures to prevent the COVID-19 pandemic, and minimize impacts on production and the life of local people.

At the same time, Quang Ninh should strengthen border patrol and control; detect, prevent and promptly handle acts of illegal exit and entry and other acts of law violation.

He asked Quang Ninh to speed up the implementation and disbursement of 100% of public investment capital by 2020. Online contractor selection should be carried out publicly and transparently./.

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