HANOI – Vietnam is calling for foreign investment in 157 projects during the 2021-2025 period, according to the Government’s national portfolio of projects in need of foreign investment.
Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh recently signed a decision announcing the portfolio, said the Government Office yesterday, November 2.
These projects are in various fields such as transport infrastructure, industrial and economic zone facilities, education and health infrastructure, information technology infrastructure, waste and sewage treatment, production and services.
Regarding transport infrastructure, the country wants to attract foreign investment in the metro line No. 4 project, the Hon Khoai general port and the Trang Bom-Hoa Hung rail route.
Foreign investment is also being sought for the development of industrial zone facilities in northern Ben Luc District of Long An Province, the Ninh Co Economic Zone and the Hoa Ninh Industrial Park, among others.
As for education and health infrastructure, there will be projects to build the International University under the Vietnam National University-Hanoi and upgrade the Tuyen Quang Provincial General Hospital and some district-level medical centers in this northern province.
The deputy PM tasked the Ministry of Planning and Investment with guiding and monitoring the execution of the decision; teaming up with ministries, agencies, and localities in developing detailed information over the projects; holding events to popularize the portfolio of the projects and reporting the investment promotion activities of these projects to the Government leader.