Independence - Freedom – Happiness
No. 32/2000/QD-TTg
Hanoi, March 3, 2000
Pursuant to the Law on Organization of the Government of September 30, 1992;
Pursuant to the Regulation on Urban Planning Management issued together with Decree No. 91/CP of August 17, 1994 of the Government;
At the proposals of the President of the People’s Committee of Kien Giang province at Report No. 18/TT-UB of June 17, 1999 and the Minister of Construction at Report No. 44/TTr-BXD of December 30, 1999,
Article 1.- To approve the common planning for the Ha Tien provincial capital and border-gate economic zone in Kien Giang province for the period 2000-2020 with the following main contents:
1. Character:
The Ha Tien provincial capital and border-gate economic zone is an important economic, cultural and social center of Kien Giang province; an international border-gate zone catering for the economic and cultural exchanges, and political and diplomatic relations between Vietnam and Cambodia and the countries in the ASEAN; a trade, service, tourist and industrial center holding an important position for national security and defense.
2. Position and scope of boundaries for the common planning:
The Ha Tien provincial capital and border-gate economic zone lies on the Gulf of Thailand close to the border with Cambodia. It includes areas of My Duc commune, Phao Dai ward, To Chau ward, Dong Ho ward, Binh San ward and Ha Tien provincial capital.
The scope of the common planning covers 1,600 hectares, determined as follows:
- Bordering Kampot province of Cambodia to the North;
- Bordering Thuan Yen Bay to the South;
- Bordering Phu My commune to the East and Southeast;
- Bordering Rach Gia Bay to the West and Southwest.
3. Population size:
- Population in 1999: 37,000 inhabitants, of whom 25,000 live in the inner city;
- Estimated population by 2020:120,000 inhabitants, of whom 100,000 live in the inner city;
4. Planning of land use for urban construction:
a/ Structure of land use:
Land for urban construction covers 1,600 hectares, of which:


- Population area
- Area for public service works
262.72 ha
- Area of constructions catering for Ha Tien port economic zone
65.24 ha
- Area of industrial zones
83.00 ha
- Technical infrastructures land
445.16 ha
27.83 %
- Forest land for preservation of ecology and tourism
304.46 ha
- Reserve land for development
119.02 ha
b/ Specialization of land areas:
- The population area covers about 320.4 ha comprising Dong Ho ward, Binh San ward, To Chau ward, My Duc commune and Phao Dai ward;
- The system of public service works of the provincial capital covers 262.72 ha comprising administrative, cultural, educational, public health and sport areas and tree plantings shall be located in Dong Ho ward, Binh San ward, To Chau ward and My Duc commune;
- The area catering for the Ha Tien border-gate economic zone covers 65.24 ha comprising:
+ Constructions of various agencies such as Border Guard, Customs, International Quarantine Control, Representative Offices, showrooms, duty-free shops...covering about 15.43 ha shall be located in the Xa Xia border-gate area and Bai No in My Duc commune, Phao Dai ward.
+ International and domestic trade facilities, such as international exhibition fairs, service and transaction offices, representative offices, banking offices, showrooms, hotels, restaurants, storehouses... covering about 18.54 ha shall be located in Dong Ho ward, Binh San ward, My Duc commune and Phao Dai ward.
+ The bonded warehouse covering 31.27 ha shall be located at My Duc commune and Phao Dai ward.
- Industrial zone covering 83.0 ha shall be located in Dong Ho ward and Binh San ward comprising factories for processing farm, forest and sea products...
- Ecology preservation and tourist forests covering about 304.46 ha shall be located in To Chau ward and Phao Dai ward comprising the Thach Dong tourist area, Tam Phu Nhan Mount and Mui Nai.
5. Draft plan for development of technical infrastructures:
The technical infrastructures of the provincial capital and the border-gate economic zone of Ha Tien - Kien Giang must be built harmoniously and completely and step by step modernized in the following direction:
a/ In communications:
- National Highway 80 passing through Ha Tien provincial city shall have a breadth of 40.0 m;
- The provincial highway 28 from Mui Nai to Thach Dong shall have a breadth of 40.0 m;
- Inner city roads shall have a breadth of 15.0-33.0 m;
- A main bridge shall be built to link the mainland with Dong Ho in the sea and from Mui Kim Du to Phao Dai. Another bridge is planned to be built and to link with national highway 80;
- Building of river and sea ports:
+ The Bai No sea port is planned to be located in Nui Den with cargo passage capacity of 3,000-5,000 tons/year.
+ The river port is planned to be located at the industrial zone near Muong Dao canal with a planned capacity of around 600 tons/year.
In addition, a tourist river port is planned for the Tran Hau port area, and a fishing port shall be built on the shore in To Chau ward.
- The Ba Ly airport shall be kept intact;
- The bus station shall be located near To Chau Mount in the new administrative center of the town; the truck station shall be located at the bonded warehouse of My Duc commune; the tourist car and bus parking ground shall be located in Mui Nai area.
b/ Land and technical preparations:
- Minimum height design for ground foundation:
+ 0.97 m at the new administrative center and in the expansion from the People�s Committee office of the town to Muong Dao canal and part of Phao Dai ward;
+ 0.1 m at the Mui Nai tourist area;
+ 0.75 m at the central area of My Duc commune.
- Total volume of earthwork: about 3,707,911 m3.
- Drainage:
+ For the urban population are separation of rain water and waste water drainages through underground culverts or concrete covered canal;
+ These two drainage systems shall be made into a single system in the rural population area but the water must be processed by biological ponds before discharge into the canal,
c/ Electric supply:
- Total capacity required by 2020 shall be 35,999 KW fed by the medium voltage 22 Kv line of the national grid.
d/ Water supply:
- Total required volume of water by 2020 shall be 10,000 m3/day;
In the first stage, water shall be supplied through the transformation and upgrading of the Tam Phu Nhan reservoir with a capacity of 120,000 m3 and two lotus ponds with combined capacity of the lake estimated at 60,000 m3.
In the future, water supply shall be assured by the surface water of Vinh Te canal combined with the desalination of water from the Dong Ho reservoir.
e/ Processing of waste water and environmental hygiene:
- Waste water shall be thoroughly processed by the biological lake and biological basin method;
- Garbage shall be gathered and processed in the northern area close to the border with Cambodia, covering about 15 ha.
- The cemetery shall be located on mountain slope on the road from Mui Nai to the river port at Phao Dai ward, covering about 5 ha.
6. Planning of construction for the first phase:
Priority shall be given to the construction of the infrastructure of the Ha Tien border-gate area, the international trade area and the concentrated industrial zone.
Article 2.-The People’s Committee of Kien Giang province shall have:
1. To announce the common plan so that organizations and individuals know and carry it out; to draw up the dossier of planting red-line marker posts, draw up and approve the detailed plans and investment projects as currently prescribed. To issue the Regulation on management of the construction according to the Common Planning of the provincial town and border-gate economic port zone of Ha Tien.
2. To coordinate with the related ministries and branches in studying policies and measures to mobilize sources of capital for development of the Ha Tien town and border-gate economic zone according to the approved planning.
Article 3.-This Decision takes effect 15 days after its signing.
The president of the People’s Committee of Kien Giang province, the Minister of Construction and the ministers and heads of ministerial-level agencies, the heads of the agencies attached to the Government, and related organizations shall have to implement this Decision.



Nguyen Tan Dung