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Hanoi green-lights 5 public projects worth US$76 million

The municipal People’s Council considers these projects necessary to aid the city’s socio-economic development process.

The 15th-tenure Hanoi People’s Council at its 19th session today [March 29] ratified a resolution on the investment of five projects using the state budget worth a combined of VND1.75 trillion (US$76 million), with the endorsement of 100% of its deputies present.

 Deputies of Hanoi People's Council at the meeting. Photo: Kinhtedothi

Among those projects, the city is set to allocate VND1.64 trillion (US$71.1 million) from its municipal budget for road upgrading projects, including the expansion of two national highway 21B sections in Ung Hoa and Thanh Oai districts in the city's southern area; and the construction of road connecting Do Nhuan street to Xuan Dinh market in Bac Tu Liem district. 

The municipal People’s Council also agreed investment in resettlement area at Hong Ky ward, Soc Son district, where will be home to residents living in the surroundings of the Soc Son waste treatment complex.

Meanwhile, the project of renovating Hoan Kiem lake area with lighting system and decoration is set to utilize fund from Hoan Kiem district.

The Economic-Finance Committee under the municipal People’s Council considered these projects necessary to complete the city’s transport infrastructure and serve the socio-economic development process.