(QNO) - The National Center for Ngoc Linh Ginseng Research and Development under the Vietnam’s Ministry of Science and Technology was inaugurated in Kon Tum province on September 5.
|PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc (R) said, “Ngoc Linh ginseng is a Vietnam’s national treasure”.|
Speaking at the inauguration ceremony, Prime Minister (PM) Nguyen Xuan Phuc stated the success in Ngoc Linh ginseng production in Kon Tum and Quang Nam provinces is a good chance for the ginseng to control domestic and international markets. The development of this precious medicinal plant helps foster the local economy, create more jobs for residents.
|Cutting red ribbon to open the center|
PM Phuc asked the center to preserve Ngoc Linh ginseng gene source and develop it in accordance with the available strength and potential of Kon Tum and Quang Nam provinces.
|PM Phuc plants ginseng trees at the center. Photo: chinhphu.vn|
According to Deputy Minister of Science and Technology Tran Van Tung, in Ngoc Linh ginseng, one of the best ginsengs in the world, there are 52 saponins found.