National Center for Ngoc Linh Ginseng Research and Development

Saturday, september 08, 2018 15:59

(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”.
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
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
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.
 

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