Oct 06, 2019 / 11:47

Vietnam’s biggest foreign-invested smart city project kicked off in Hanoi

The Hanoitimes - The smart urban area is connected with Hanoi’s central parts by Nhat Tan Bridge.

Japan’s Sumitomo Corporation and Vietnam’s BRG Group today [October 6] kicked off a smart city project costing US$4.14 billion in Hanoi, one of the biggest foreign-invested projects in the country so far.
 
The groundbreaking ceremony was attended by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Hanoi's leaders. Photo: VGP 
The groundbreaking ceremony was attended by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Hanoi's officials. Photo: VGP
 
The smart cities project will be located in Dong Anh District. Photo: BRG
The smart cities project will be located in Dong Anh District. Photo: BRG
Located in the outlying district of Dong Anh, the project is within the Nhat Tan-Noi Bai smart urban area adjacent to Noi Bai International Airport. 
 

Designed by Hong Kong-based P&T Consultants Pte Ltd, the smart urban area is connected with Hanoi’s downtown districts by Nhat Tan Bridge. 
 

The heart of the urban area will be a 108-story financial tower sitting in the entrance of the city. 
 

The complex is designed to be environmentally-friendly with advanced technologies in water and energy using, education and healthcare. 
 

So far, the consortium has completed legal documents and becomes ready to invest in the mega project.
 

The infrastructure would be interconnected with other quarters of Hanoi, enabling commuters to travel by bus and tram.