Quang Ninh celebrates Vietnamese Entrepreneurs' Day

13/10/2020 11:04

On Oct. 12, a conference to celerate the Vietnamese Entrepreneurs' Day, October 13, and provide the local business community with active support was held under the chairmanship of Secretary of the provincial Party’s Committee cum Chairman of the provincial People’s Council Nguyen Xuan Ky. 

The conference attracted the participation of over 600 enterprises and associations. 

Secretary of the provincial Party’s Committee cum Chairman of the provincial People’s Council Nguyen Xuan Ky delivered his speech at the event.

Addressing the event, Party Secretary Nguyen Xuan Ky highlighted the significant role of local entrepreneurs and the business community in the province’s socio-economic development as well as the national security and defense, especialy in the context of COVID-19 pademic and its devastating effects on every locality and sector. 

Quang Ninh has so far become a safe destination which has taken constant effors to put the situation under effective control and ensure the safety of local people and tourists; the economic growth has, consequently, had a warming trend. The province also successfully organized the 15th Provincial Party Congress last month. 

The provincial People’s Council has issed four significant resolutions on guaranteering social welfare, stablizing socio-economic situations, promoting tourism, improving investment environment and renovating administrative procedures since the beginning of this year. Particularly, local businesses have received much support in terms of administrave procedures and land clearance activities. 

Provincial leaders and participants had a discussion about various issues related to the operation of the business community.

Such profound impacts exerted by COVID-19 nothwithstanding, the province also witnessed the recovery of economic circumstances with over 1,4 thousand newly-established companies (or 50.1% of the yearly plan) and 502 existing ones back to normal operation. The total number of businesses in the province was 19,848 with the total amount of capital of over VND 189,5 billion in September, 2020. More than VND 14,5 billion has been contributed to the state budget, accounting for 55% of the total domestic revenues. 

At the meeting, all companies and investors have positively responded to the province’s guidelines on the implementation of 2-digit growth target in 2020. Various corporations and enterprises committed to increase its production capacity, for example Foxconn Group will have the first shipment for export.

Investors, businesses, tourism associations, and business enterprises working in the tourism and service sector also committed to work closely with the local government to effectively use the stimulus package to achieve the goal of 3 million tourist arrivals. 

The provincial Party Secretary highlighted the province’s a goal to have modern industry and service sectors and become one of the region’s comprehensive and dynamic development hubs by 2025. The other goals included building strong and transparent Party and political apparatus; promoting unity, democracy, discipline, and innovation; mobilizing concerted efforts for sustainable socio-economic development; and ensuring defence and security. 

“Quang Ninh will work to maintain its leading position nationwide concerning the provincial competitive index (PCI), public administration reform (PAR) index, Satisfaction Index of Public Administration Services (SIPAS), and Public Administration Performance Index (PAPI)”, he underlined. 

20 outstanding enterprises were granted the Certificate of Merit for their significant contributions.

The province will spare no effort to diverse investment forms, accelerate growth speed, and complete its synchronised infrastructure. Specifically, resources will be focused on completing the Van Don – Mong Cai highway in 2021, the Ha Long-Cam Pha coastal route, the Cua Luc bridges No 1,2 and 3 and other key infrastructure works in Ha Long city. The province will work with the northern coastal city of Hai Phong to get the Rung and Lai Xuan bridge construction projects to be done as soon as possible. 

In terms of business support, Quang Ninh will  improve the investment environment and  the province’s competitiveness quality so that all of the enterprises can be operated in an open, supportive, transparent and fair business environment. 

On the occasion of Vietnamese Entrepreneurs' Day, the Secretary highly appreciated considerable achievement that the business community in general and oustanding businessmen have obtained in recent years, especially their contributions to economic acelleration and social security.

Also at the event, 20 outstanding enterprises were granted the Certificate of Merit for their significant contributions.

Translated by Phuong Loan

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