Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Tran Van Can speaks at the meeting
Speaking at the meeting, Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Tran Van Can shared that over the past time, the national economy in general and Long An province in particular still has many difficulties due to the political and economic situation in the world. therefore complicated and unpredictable developments are still happening; impacts of climate change; especially the great impact of the Covid-19 pandemic from the beginning of the year up to now has made the country face difficult challenges, especially the economic recession.
In that context, the Party and State had many appropriate policies and guidelines, the Party Committee and People of Long An province have promoted the revolutionary tradition, will of self-reliance, self-reliance, initiative, creativity, solidarity, well implementation of the Resolution of the Xth Provincial Party Congress and striving to implement the Resolution of the XIIth Party Congress of the Party, the results of the term 2015 - 2020 the province has achieved many important achievements in all fields.
In which, the average economic growth in the period 2016 - 2020 is estimated at around 9.11 percent/year; the economic structure continues to shift clearly, in the right direction for the development of industry - service - agriculture; Per capita GRDP in 2020 is estimated at 77 million VND, 1.5 times higher than 2015; The annual State budget revenue has gained and exceeded the plan, the average annual revenue growth rate is 12.8 percent. Besides, the culture - society has many progresses, social security has been ensured, effectively solving urgent social problems. Defense, security, internal affairs have been strengthened; expanding and diversifying people's external relations activities; ensure political stability, create a favorable environment for socio-economic development.
The Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee emphasized that, achieving the above results, it is indispensable for the companionship of the business community and business people who have contributed with the Party Committee and People of Long An province. On behalf of the provincial leaders, he acknowledged and warmly praised the achievements that the business community and business people have contributed to the development of Long An province in recent years.
Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Tran Van Can awarded the excellent corporate gold cup to successful collectives
The Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee said that promoting the achieved results, Long An province has set a goal in the term 2020 - 2025 to build efficient and effective political system; make the fullest use of the province's potentials and advantages to accelerate the economic restructuring towards industrialization, urbanization and modernization; economic development associates with the implementation of social progress and equity and protection of environmental resources; to closely combine economic development with defense and security assurance, and intensify foreign relations activities; improve the people's material and spiritual life; creating a breakthrough for Long An province to develop rapidly and sustainably. By 2025, Long An province will maintain its leading position in the Mekong River Delta and strive to become a fairly developed province in the Southern key economic region by 2030.
The mission set out in the next term is extremely difficult, is the mission of the entire political system, besides there is an important role of the business community and business people. Provincial leaders want the provincial businesses and businessmen to continue to maintain and promote their roles with their efforts and dedication to the forefront of economic development, more dynamic, brave and more creatively, quickly adapting to new business conditions, supporting local authorities to register procedures at Long An customs, thereby making a greater contribution to the socio-economic development of the province.
At the meeting, Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Tran Van Can called on the team of businesses and entrepreneurs to promote solidarity, dare to think, dare to do, support each other in production and business, construct corporate culture. With their responsibilities and obligations, in the coming time, the provincial leaders will continue to accompany the business, pay more attention in the direction and administration to create a business investment environment through openness, transparency, healthy competition; support, help entrepreneurs and businesses in the province overcome difficulties and develop sustainably.
On this occasion, 10 collectives received the Excellent Enterprise Gold Cup, 7 teams received the Emulation Flag of the Provincial People's Committee and 20 teams received the Certificate of Merit from the Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee for their outstanding achievements in implementing the emulation movement " Long An enterprise integration and development "in 2019.
Vice Chairman of Provincial People's Committee - Nguyen Van Ut awarded Emulation Flag of the Provincial People's Committee to collectives
Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Pham Van Canh awarded certificates of merit of the Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee to collectives
Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Pham Tan Hoa awarded certificates of merit from the Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee to collectives
Currently, the whole province has nearly 12,500 enterprises registered for establishment with registered capital of about 330,000 billion VND; about 2,000 domestic investment projects were licensed with a capital of nearly 235,000 billion VND and about 1,080 foreign investment projects with a capital of about 6.55 billion USD. In addition, the whole province has 16/32 industrial zones in operation with occupancy rate 87.6 percent and 22/62 industrial clusters are in operation with occupancy rate 77.6 percent.
Reported by Kha Tam
Translated by NT