PM attends ceremony to mark 120th anniversary of Vietnam’s cement sector

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on Friday attended a ceremony in Hanoi to mark the 120th anniversary of Vietnam's cement sector and presented the Government's Emulation Flag to the Vietnam Cement Industry Corporation (Vicem).

After 120 years of development, Vietnam's cement sector has now expanded its scale to over 100 million tonnes, with an annual export volume of 30 million tonnes. Speaking at the event, Minister of Construction Pham Hong Ha lauded Vicem's development over recent years, emphasising that the corporation has effectively implemented the Government's directions in the task of guiding, regulating and stabilising the domestic market. To meet the requirements in the cause of innovation, industrialisation and modernisation, he asked Vicem to continue investing in the development of production capacity in accordance with the market planning and requirements, in addition to accelerating innovation and the application of scientific, technical and managerial advances, to thoroughly save resources, energy and fuel, and to protect the environment.

Source: VOV5