THE PRIME MINISTER OF GOVERNMENT
SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM
Independence - Freedom - Happiness
Hanoi, November 14, 2006
APPROVING THE MASTER PLAN ON SOCIO-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF THAI BINH PROVINCE UP TO 2020
THE PRIME MINISTER
Pursuant to the December 25, 2001 Law on Organization of the Government;
At the proposals of the Planning and Investment Ministry in Report No. 5613/BKH-TD&GSDT of July 31, 2006, and of the People's Committee of Thai Binh province in Report No. 15/TTr-UBND of April 10, 2006, on the master plan on socio-economic development of Thai Binh province up to 2020,
Article 1.- To approve the master plan on socio-economic development of Thai Binh province up to 2020, with the following principal contents:
I. DEVELOPMENT VIEWPOINTS
To continue bringing into the fullest play internal resources, associate the expansion of the province's commodity production with the domestic market and concurrently with the expansion of international market, boost export, bring into play and efficiently tap all potentials and resources for the objective of fast and sustainable economic growth, thus turning Thai Binh into a province attaining the average development level of the Red River delta.
To promote the development and raise the efficiency of external economy, to adopt a consistent and long-term policy of attracting external resources and increasing the export ratio of fine-processed goods articles; to raise the competitiveness of goods and services.
To quickly develop industry and services, attach importance to the development of hi-tech agriculture and place Thai Binh province in its overall relationships with the provinces in the Red River delta and the northern key economic region.
To build Thai Binh city with functions of a political, economic, cultural, scientific and technical center of the province and into a grade-II city in the 2010-2015 period. At the same time, to renovate, upgrade and develop urban centers and townships into developed economic centers which will function as development nuclei having radial effects on rural areas in the province.
To bring into play the human factor, raise the quality of human resources, adopt policies to attract and efficiently use high-quality human resources, including those from other localities and abroad; to adopt a mechanism to promote the development of education and training, especially training of civil servants, technical workers, technological and managerial experts and entrepreneurs.
To associate economic growth with the assurance of social justice, creation of jobs, poverty alleviation and improvement of the people's material and spiritual life. To pay attention to and make adequate investment in technical infrastructures and public works in rural areas, and strive to reduce to the utmost the number of poor households.
To closely combine socio-economic development with rational exploitation and protection of natural resources and ecological environment.
To associate economic development with firm maintenance of political stability, social order and safety, and assurance of strong defense and security throughout the development periods.
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