The authorities of Quang Ninh province said the locality has outlined various solutions to expand its sea-based economy, with the focus sharpened on tourism, sea services, and coastal industries that are environmentally friendly.
The photo reportage “The entire political system and people join hands in the COVID-19 fight” by a group of photojournalists from the Vietnam News Agency wins the A prize of the fifth National Press Awards on Party building, called “Bua Liem Vang” (Golden Hammer & Sickle). The award ceremony was held in Hanoi on Jan. 13.
The Party Central Committee’s Commission for Information and Education has presented certificates of merit to 30 collectives, including the World News Department of the Vietnam News Agency, and 16 individuals for their outstanding performance in the external information service and communications about seas, islands, and land border.
To develop tourism quickly and in a sustainable manner, Vietnam has defined island and sea tourism as a breakthrough measure in the development of the marine economy. Island and sea tourism now accounts for 70% of tourism activities in the country and has become a driving force for Vietnam’s tourism development, contributing significantly to turning it into a spearhead economic sector.
Vietnam is situated within the most dynamic maritime transport network in the world. With a coastline of over 3,200 km, the country boasts huge potential for the development of sea transport and other maritime services.
In order to concretize the plans and goals in the Sustainable Development Strategy of Vietnam's marine economy to 2030, with a vision to 2045, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism strives to turn Quang Ninh and Phu Quoc into world-class marine tourism centers.
The northern province of Quang Ninh has outlaid enormous resources over recent years to develop its aquaculture sector, with advanced technologies now being applied.
The northern coastal province of Quang Ninh has set a goal to have modern industry and service sectors and become one of the region’s comprehensive and dynamic development hubs by 2025.
Politburo member and National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan attended the 15th Party organisation’s congress of northern Quang Ninh province on September 26, during which she lauded efforts it has made to become one of Vietnam’s leading localities in terms of economic growth, provincial competitiveness, administrative reform and IT application.
The northern province of Quang Ninh has recently had impressive positions in several provincial level rankings.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc suggested the northeastern province of Quang Ninh devise a strategy to develop tourism as its spearhead economic sector, especially in the remaining months of this year and during the new tenure of the provincial Party Organisation.