New-style rural area building nonstop task: Party Chief

Speaking at the conference reviewing the implementation of the national target programme on building new-style rural areas in Quy Nhon yesterday (Octorber 1), Binh Dinh Party Committee’s Chief Nguyen Thanh Tung stressed that it is a long-term and continous task, requiring the determination of all relevant bodies and individuals.

Binh Dinh Party Committee's Chief Nguyen Thanh Tung is visiting a stall displaying specialties of Hoai Nhon 

Under the programme in the 2011 – 2021 period, An Nhon town and Hoai Nhon district were recognized as meeting new-style rural development standards. Tuy Phuoc district also set the target of achieving the criteria by 2020.

Since the launch of the new rural development programme a decade ago, Binh Dinh has become home to 77 out of the 121 communes that are new-style rural areas, accounting for 63.6 percent, and two out of the 11 districts receiving the status. 

The rate of poor households was reduced from 16.31 percent in 2010 to 7.05 percent last year, according to a report by the provincial People’s Committee.

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