(PLO)- Working with the World Bank (WB), leaders of Can Tho hope that the WB will provide technical and financial support in the construction of 16 residential areas with a capital of about 12 trillion.
On the afternoon of July 14, the World Bank (WB) delegation worked with Can Tho City People’s Committee to review the ongoing project in the city and discuss the possibility of cooperation between the World Bank and the city in the future. .
Carolyn Turk – World Bank Country Director in Vietnam and the delegation worked with the People’s Committee of Can Tho City on the afternoon of July 14. Photo: MEN’S LABEL
Carolyn Turk – World Bank Country Director for Vietnam, said that through working directly and determining progress, the project evaluation team has made some progress and noted for the city on resettlement and settlement work. Site clearance must comply with the set plan…
Besides, members of the WB delegation also proposed that the city provide a draft of the city plan for the team to study. On that basis, propose cooperation ideas when the two sides meet in September.
Report on the project of developing Can Tho city and enhancing urban adaptability (project 3), Mr. Tran Viet Truong, Chairman of the City People’s Committee said, the project has been completed 61.3% so far. mass.
Project 3 started in 2016. The project has a total adjusted investment of more than 9,167 billion, of which, ODA capital is more than 5,697 billion, counterpart capital is more than 3,378 billion. The project has 56 bidding packages.
Some completed works are very useful for the development of the city such as basically completing the protection embankment along Can Tho river, Cai Son embankment – Khai canal about 10km, contributing to flood prevention and creating favorable traffic conditions. for the citizen.
Tide sluices at Dau Sau canal, on the road connecting Cach Mang Thang Tam street – provincial road 918, along Can Tho river were completed, contributing to preventing high tides from entering the inner city during the last flood season.
The completed works of Quang Trung Bridge and Tran Hoang Na Street have contributed to reducing traffic congestion and facilitating travel for local people.
The Chairman of Can Tho City People’s Committee informed about the progress of Project 3 and the commitment of the city on implementing this project. Photo: MEN’S LABEL
According to Mr. Truong, the project progress has made a lot of progress over the past time. However, he said that he was “very sorry” because the locality committed to speeding up the progress, but the city still had a few delayed items due to land problems, compensation and resettlement.
“The People’s Committee of Can Tho City is focusing on mobilizing all resources to overcome difficulties and speed up the handover of the site. Previously, the city committed to hand over all the premises until June 30, but so far it has not been completed. Now, the city is committed to striving until August 15, 2023, to complete the handover of the premises for all remaining projects,” said Mr. Truong.
Along with that, the city requested the ODA Board to mobilize all machinery and work overtime to shorten the construction time. Accordingly, any contractor who is behind schedule will be severely handled (contract fines, cut volume transfer, contract termination for re-bidding). Every week, the city will check the progress on the construction site to remove difficulties, striving for completed packages of 97% or more. Some remaining bidding packages strive to award bids no later than September 30, 2023.
In addition, the President of Can Tho also said that in the coming time, the city wants the WB to continue to provide technical and financial support to build the city. In particular, in the immediate future, the biggest need is to build new rural residential areas with the goal of urban decoration combined with resettlement to create conditions for people to have a better life. The city needs to invest in 16 residential areas with a scale of about 1,150 hectares, the estimated capital is about 12 trillion.
When will the renovation of 32 inner-city roads in Ninh Kieu and Can Tho districts be completed?
(PLO)- Can Tho city renovate 32 inner-city roads, 12 routes have been completed with asphalt carpets, 7 routes are being restored, 12 routes are laying culverts, 1 route is about to start construction; there are some more routes that need plastic mats for synchronization.