HCMC – The Ministry of Defense has said it will complete the handover of military land to HCMC prior to March 31 for building Passenger Terminal T3 and connecting roads at the Tan Son Nhat International Airport.
The HCMC People’s Committee, the Ministry of Defense and relevant agencies conducted a site inspection on the land handover to the Terminal T3 project, according to the Vietnam News Agency.
Phan Van Mai, chairman of the HCMC People’s Committee, asked local authorities, especially Tan Binh District, to coordinate with the military to cope with outstanding issues related to the assessment of assets attached to the land, compensation plan and site clearance.
HCMC will carry out site clearance compensation in line with the law and support the affected units, said Chairman Mai.
Deputy Defense Minister Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Tan Cuong directed military units to work closely with the city’s authorities to hand over the military land lot prior to March 31.
As of February 28, the Air Force had handed over nearly 8.5 hectares among the total of 16 hectares required to construct the new terminal.
For the roads leading to T3, which needs 12.5 hectares of land, authorities have determined the boundary and set up landmarks and conducted an inventory of assets on the land.
The HCMC People’s Committee and the Seventh Military Region are discussing the compensation plan for site clearance.