THE PRIME MINISTER OF GOVERNMENT
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SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM
Independence - Freedom - Happiness
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No. 105/2006/QD-TTg
Hanoi, May 16, 2006
 
 DECISION
APPROVING THE MASTER PLAN ON SOCIO-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF HAU GIANG PROVINCE UP TO 2020
THE PRIME MINISTER OF GOVERNMENT
Pursuant to the December 25, 2001 Law on Organization of the Government;
At the proposal of the People's Committee of Hau Giang province in Official Letter No. 1550/UBND of July 11, 2005, and Official Letter No. 2587/UBND of November 11, 2005, approving the master plan on socio-economic development of Hau Giang province up to 2020,
At the proposal of the Ministry of Planning and Investment in Official Letter No. 8918-BKHfTD&GSDT of December 23, 2005, on the master plan on socio­economic development of Hau Giang province up to 2020,
 
DECIDES:
Article 1.- To approve the master plan on socioeconomic development of Hau Giang province up to 2020, with the following principal contents:
I. DEVELOPMENT VIEWPOINTS
The master plan on socio-economic development of Hau Giang province in the 2006-2020 period shall conform with the master plan on socio-economic development of the Mekong river delta region and the national socio-economic development strategy; ensure the relationship between economic growth and proper settlement of social problems, especially hunger eradication and poverty reduction; between production development and expansion of markets for product consumption; between economic development and assurance of security and defense; and between sustainable development and environmental protection.
To speed up economic growth and economic restructuring toward industrialization and modernization, improve product quality and raise commodity proportion; to increase products with high gray-matter contents through enhancing the role of science and technology; improve the economy's quality, efficiency and competitiveness, creating the premise for achieving the objective of industrialization and modernization. To strive to raise the province's average per capita income to equal the average regional and national level and improve human development index (HDI).
To concentrate on comprehensively developing and basically completing important socio-economic infrastructure works in the province within the plan period.
To encourage all economic sectors to develop production and business activities, mobilize to the utmost internal resources and attract external resources, quickly develop science and technology in order to diversify products and improve their quality in service of the people's life and export expansion.
To materialize the human development strategy through coordinated development of economic, cultural and social infrastructure; to build an equitable, democratic and civilized society; to constantly improve living conditions for the people, especially inhabitants in remote areas and social policy beneficiaries; continue with hunger eradication and poverty reduction, job creation and reduction of social evils.
To accelerate the coordinated establishment of socialist-oriented market economic institutions, proactively integrate into the global economy in combination with firmly maintaining political security and social order and safety.
With its favorable geographical position, natural conditions and socio-economic development potential, Hau Giang plays an important role in economic exchange in the sub-region southwest of Hau river and north of Ca Mau peninsula in the domains of development of hi-tech agriculture, training, healthcare and cargo transportation services, and development of agricultural, aquatic and husbandry product processing industry.
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