Quy Nhon’s master planning scheme approved

A meeting chaired by Binh Dinh Vice Chairman Phan Cao Thang took place yesterday to approve the master planning scheme of 12 wards in Quy Nhon City until 2035.

An aerial view of Quy Nhon City. Photo courtesy of Le Ho Bac

Under the planning, the urban area currently has a total area of 1,566 hectares and a population of 162,000 people. Total population is set to reach about 332,000 by 2035.

Vice Chairman Thang stressed that Quy Nhon is the grade – one(*) urban area. It thus needs to have a general planning for further development.

He also asked the Department of Construction and other relevant bodies to finalise the scheme, ensuring that the city must have unique feaures and becomes a modern and active urban area by 2035.

According to Deputy Director of Construction Department Le Dang Tuan, the city’s infrastructure will be have more routes. There will be more schools and venues for entertaining purposes built in the centre. The drainage and electricity systems will be upgraded.

“Quy Nhon will be developed in harmony with tourism, requiring the long-term general planning to lure more potential investors,” Thang concluded.

THU DIU

(*) Urban areas in Vietnam are categorised according to their development, with grade-one only behind the largest cities of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.

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