PM encourages investors in central province

11:02 | 25/02/2019 Economy

The Vietnamese laws always protect the legitimate rights of investors and attach importance to all economic sectors, while considering the private one as an important driving force of the development, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said on February 23.

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc (7th from right) and leaders of some leading Vietnamese enterprises - Photo: VGP

Meeting representatives of major enterprises and investors in the central province of Nghe An, the Government leader also spoke highly of their decisions to do business in the locality, which helps create more jobs, raise income for locals, and accelerate regional socio-economic development.

The Government and local authorities always facilitate investors, the PM reiterated

In his receptions for leading officials of foreign enterprises, PM Phuc expressed his hopes that they will intensify their investment in the region in the fields of their strength and the locality’s need. Their work should take into consideration the environment factor and bring about high added values, thus benefitting both enterprises and localilties.

More and more investors are coming to Vietnam, and this proves that the investment and business environment in the country has been considerably improved, the leader stressed.

For their part, representatives of investors expressed their wish to continue and expand their business in the region and spoke highly of the quality of the local human resources. They also said they hope for more meetings with representative of local authorities and the Government.

Earlier the same day, PM Phuc offered incense in tribute to President Ho Chi Minh at the Kim Lien special national relic site in Nam Dan district, Nghe An province. He also attended a ceremony to inaugurate an oil store and port in Nghi Loc district. Invested with nearly VND1.5 trillion (over US$64.6 million) by the Thien Minh Duc Group, the port can accommodate ships of up to 49,000 tonnes and the store can keep 120,000 tonnes.