|The completed section of the National Highway 45-Nghi Son passing through Nong Cong commune__Photo: VNA|
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on September 3 signed for promulgation Official Letter 780/CD-TTg, asking ministries and localities to speed up the progress of national important transport projects.
Accordingly, in order to have about 3,000km of expressways by 2025 and 5,000km of expressways by 2030 as set in the 13th National Party Congress’s Resolution, the cabinet leader requested concerned agencies and local authorities at all levels to exert more efforts, remove difficulties, handle existing problems relating to site clearance, technical infrastructure works, exploitation and supply of construction materials so as to accelerate construction progress and put into operation the projects on schedule and ensure their quality.
They will also have to take responsibility for reviewing connections between different expressways to promote efficiency and socio-economic development of regions, localities and the whole country.
Prime Minister Chinh lauded the Minister of Transport, Chairman of the Commission for the Management of State Capital at Enterprises and Chairpersons of provincial-level People’s Committees to have appropriate and timely encouragement and reward organizations and individuals, aiming to further enhance the emulation spirit at important national transport projects.
|A section of the North-South Expressway is under construction__Photo: VNA|
He also requested the Minister of Planning and Investment to coordinate with the Minister of Finance to urgently issue documents guiding ministries, central agencies and localities on capital adjustments for tasks and projects of the socio-economic recovery and development program and the medium-term public investment plan for the 2021-25 period.
The adjustments that should be completed before September 9 must ensure maximum disbursement of allocated capital and immediately resolve problems related to capital sources for the Eastern North-South Expressway project and other key projects.
The Government Office will regularly monitor and inspect the implementation of the official letter and monthly report to the Prime Minister.- (VNA/VLLF)