Lao Cai province urged to boost its growth

A ceremony to mark 110th anniversary of Lao Cai province took place in Lao Cai city on Sunday.

In his address, President Tran Dai Quang highlighted the province's strategic importance in economics, society, national defense, security, and external relations. He asked the local authorities and people to take resolute measures to improve the quality growth. He stressed the need to focus on economic restructuring in connection with labor restructuring, increase the proportion of service and industry and the productivity of forestry production, and promote the rural economy and new rural development. He urged the province to develop Sapa into a national tourist site. President Quang said Lao Cai province should pay more attention to human resource development, health care, and education for ethnic minority people, preserve and promote ethnic cultures, reduce poverty sustainably, expand foreign relations, effectively manage the border, and defend national sovereignty.

Source: VOV5