Can Tho to have US$663 million smart city

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 10:55

Can Tho City leaders met with An Tin Group for a “smart city” in Vo Van Kiet Street on Tuesday. — VNA/VNS Photo Anh Tuyet

The southern city of Can Tho’s leaders held a meeting on Tuesday with An Tin Group for a “smart city” in Vo Van Kiet Street with investment of VND15 trillion (US$663.7 million).

Nguyen Duc Tho, An Tin Group’s chairman, said they planned to build the smart city with total area of 300ha, of which, a half would be used for residential areas, 25 per cent for commercial centres and the rest for offices for rent.

Tho said architects from Singapore would design the city to fully make use of natural resources with an aim to effectively manage energies, reducing pollution and improving the quality of life for people.

Vice chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Truong Quang Hoai Nam asked their Centre for Trade Promotion and Exhibition to be in charge of all procedures for the construction. The city would create favourable conditions for the group to implement the project. — VNS

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