ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
Vietnam rural reconstruction initiative
And he gave them one year in which to collect people's opinions on ways of improving rural lives. He said localities should develop new rural construction in every commune and district, adding that it should be considered the key task of the political system.
He added that a roadmap with appropriate steps was also needed to make the plan a success. Deputy Prime Ministers Nguyen Sinh Hung, Truong Vinh Trong and Hoang Trung Hai and leaders of ministries and 63 cities and provinces took part in the conference.
To achieve the revival, the Prime Minister asked all localities to establish steering committees, set up annual work plans and build models of the new countryside to guide the way. Dung said the programme was being developed to implement a resolution at the seventh conference of the Party Central Committee.
He said it was truly a revolutionary movement that needed the power of the political system, the State, people and enterprises.
To fund the programme, the PM said the State would provide support for each commune. He said the State guaranteed 40 per cent of capital investment, the rest would come from credit capital, capital from enterprises, co-operatives and other economic avenues.
Dung also required provinces to prioritise institutional reform, resource training and technical infrastructure, especially in education.
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