Creating a new development space for the Southeast region


This is the goal of the Conference to announce the Government’s action plan to implement Resolution No. 24-NQ/TW dated October 7, 2022 of the Politburo on socio-economic development and assurance of national defense and security. security in the Southeast region to 2030, with a vision to 2045.

Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Tran Quoc Phuong: The conference opens up “new opportunities” for a dynamic, creative and pioneering land in innovation and development of the whole country.

At a press conference on the afternoon of November 21, 2022, Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Tran Quoc Phuong said that with the rapid growth rate, in 2020, the scale of the region’s gross domestic product (GRDP) at current prices will be twice as large. 4.9 times compared to 2005 and 2.6 times compared to 2010, the Southeast has become a region with a strong and dynamic private economic sector. In the region, Ho Chi Minh City becomes the center of economy, finance, commerce, science – technology, innovation of the region and the whole country.

However, the Southeast region still has many difficulties and great challenges. Development is not commensurate with potential and advantages. Economic growth tends to slow down and is lower than the whole country. The contribution to the total state budget revenue decreased, the labor productivity growth rate was low, the planning and implementation of the plans were slow. The regional and inter-regional infrastructure network, especially the transport infrastructure connecting the region and the inter-region, is still lacking, weak, and inconsistent, affecting the development and spread of the region.

These limitations and inadequacies, if overcome, combine with the potential, advantages and resources that have not been effectively exploited, besides new opportunities, it will be a “space”, an opportunity for the Southeast to develop. strongly in the near future.

Therefore, the Politburo issued Resolution No. 24-NQ/TW, with the goal of developing the Southeast region into a dynamic development region with high economic growth and a great growth engine. the best in the country; science – technology and innovation center, high-tech industry, logistics and international financial center with high competitiveness in the region.

Taking the lead in growth model innovation, digital transformation, building digital government, digital economy, and digital society. Rapidly develop smart and modern urban system. To basically complete the transport system connecting the region, inter-region and region; trade hub, regional and world integration.

The fields of culture, society, education – training, and health have developed at the top of the country. Environmental pollution, traffic congestion and flooding are basically solved. National defense, political security, social order and safety are firmly guaranteed; party organization and a clean and strong political system; the great unity bloc of nations is strengthened. The material and spiritual life of the people has improved markedly and is leading the country.

Ho Chi Minh City must be a civilized, modern, dynamic and creative city, a place to attract talents, experts and scientists, especially high-quality human resources to live and work; an international financial center, developing on par with major cities in Asia, playing the role of a growth pole of the region; where the concentration of international financial institutions, large economic groups of the world. The Government is urgently promulgating an Action Plan to implement this Resolution.

The Ministry of Planning and Investment has submitted to the Government a draft of the Government’s action plan on the principle of sticking to the viewpoints and objectives, and concretizing the tasks and solutions stated in Resolution No. 24-NQ. /TW, which clearly identifies the main tasks, specific solutions associated with the organizational plan according to an appropriate roadmap to achieve the objectives of the Resolution.

In addition, the Action Program also aims to show the direction and direction of the Government in the spirit of accompanying the provinces and centrally-run cities in the Southeast region; at the same time, clearly define the main roles and tasks for the Government, the Prime Minister, ministries, ministerial-level agencies, agencies attached to the Government and People’s Committees of provinces and centrally-run cities in the region. The Southeast region ensures the construction and development of the Southeast region in harmony between economic, cultural and social development, protection of natural resources and environment, closely associated with national defense, security and foreign affairs.

In order to implement Resolution No. 24-NQ/TW, the Government is expected to propose 7 groups of tasks and key solutions, including: The work of mastering, propagandizing, creating unity and consensus of the society in the field of law. formulating and organizing the implementation of programs and action plans for the implementation of Resolution No. 24-NQ/TW; Rapid and sustainable development, creating a breakthrough and pervasiveness in regional and inter-regional economic development; Focusing on perfecting institutions and policies and promoting the development of regional linkages;

Develop science and technology, innovate and perfect infrastructure and urban areas; To develop culture – society, improve people’s material and spiritual life; Firmly ensure national defense and security, improve the efficiency of foreign affairs; Focus on building and correcting the Party and political system.

In addition, the Government’s Action Program has also set out 35 specific tasks, 29 infrastructure projects and assigned to ministries and branches to implement, with a specific timetable.

The Government’s action plan is expected to introduce many new and breakthrough points in the development of the region, especially in terms of development orientation, specific goals, clear solutions and specific tasks; associated with a number of major policies on science and technology development, innovation and building specific mechanisms and policies will be the basis and opportunity for the Southeast region to develop in the period of 2021-2030, vision to 2045.

Ben Thanh Market – Ho Chi Minh City. (Photos from the Art Photo exhibition “Southeast: New Breakthrough- New Heights”).

“New Thinking – New Breakthrough – New Values”

Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Tran Quoc Phuong emphasized, “New Thinking – New Breakthrough – New Values” is the theme of the Conference announcing the Government’s action plan to implement Resolution No. NQ/TW dated October 7, 2022 of the Politburo on socio-economic development and assurance of national defense and security in the Southeast region to 2030, with a vision to 2045.

According to Deputy Minister Tran Quoc Phuong, in order to implement Resolution No. 24-NQ/TW dated October 7, 2022 of the Politburo on socio-economic development and ensuring national defense and security in the Southeast region until 2020. 2030, with a vision to 2045, the Government is urgently finalizing the Action Program to implement Resolution No. 24-NQ/TW in order to create high consistency, raise awareness and concretize goals, tasks and objectives. solutions stated in Resolution No. 24-NQ/TW of the Politburo.

In order to bring the Resolution to life soon, it is expected that on November 26, 2022, the Ministry of Planning and Investment will be assigned by the Government to coordinate with ministries, sectors and localities to organize a conference to announce the Government’s action plan. 24-NQ/TW dated October 7, 2022 of the Politburo on socio-economic development and assurance of national defense and security in the Southeast region to 2030, with a vision to 2045 .

The conference will be held in Vung Tau city, Ba Ria – Vung Tau province, under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh, Deputy Prime Minister Le Minh Khai and leaders of ministries, localities, business associations, domestic and foreign investors. It is expected that 500 delegates will attend the Conference.

This is a “three-in-one” conference, held not only for the purpose of announcing the Government’s action plan to implement Resolution No. 24-NQ/TW dated October 7, 2022 of the Politburo on development. socio-economic and national defense and security assurance in the Southeast region to 2030, with a vision to 2045, but also investment promotion, calling for the attention of investors and business associations in the region. National, international, and development partners in accompanying the Government in the implementation of investment programs and projects of great significance to the socio-economic development of the Southeast region.

In addition, the Art Photo Exhibition “South East New Breakthrough – New Heights” and booths displaying products with strengths of localities in the region will also be held in two days from 25-26/02. 11, in order to introduce the modern, dynamic and creative beauty of the land and people of the Southeast region, portray the strengths in services, industry and tourism of the provinces and cities in the region, the typical beauty in the cultural and spiritual life, imbued with the cultural identity of the peoples of the Southeast region.

The conference is a very important event for the development of the Southeast region, opening up “new opportunities” for a dynamic, creative and leading land in innovation and development of the whole country.

In the context that the potential for development of natural resources and resources of the Southeast region is not much, the Conference will discuss solutions to promote regional linkage development, science and technology development, and innovation to create new development space for the Southeast region – Deputy Minister Tran Quoc Phuong emphasized.

It is expected that at the Conference, there will be a ceremony to award cooperation agreements on sustainable development in the Southeast region between the Ministry of Planning and Investment and development partners, as well as memorandums of understanding, certificates. investment registration for domestic and foreign investors.

Le Kim Lien

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