(QNO) - In 2016, Quang Nam province created breakthroughs for its socio-economic development, a premise for the next provincial achievements. Following are among prominent and successful events of the province in 2016 reported by Quang Nam Newspaper.
Key projects to be started and inaugurated
|The groundbreaking ceremony of Nam Hoi An Resort with the participation of the Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (center)|
Cua Dai bridge and Hoi An-Tam Ky coastal route were inaugurated in March to exploit potentials of the province’s eastern key region. The constructions of Giao Thuy bridge and Da Nang-Quang Ngai highway have been hastened to be put into operation in 2017, which will help to finish the inter-regional strategic transport network.
The 4 billion USD Nam Hoi An resort project was officially started. Tam Thang Industrial Park was busy with many factories which were under construction or put into operation. The expanded project of Chu Lai-Truong Hai Auto Mechanical Industrial Park and 2 roads connecting Tam Hiep Sea Port with the highway and industrial park were upgraded.
A record of budget revenue
|Chu Lai-Truong Hai Auto Manufacture and Assembly Complex|
In 2016, Quang Nam province’s economy was considered to overcome the difficulties and come into a stable growth period. The province’s GRDP (Gross Regional Domestic Product) increased 14.73%, the highest economic growth rate during 10 years. Industrial production value increased 15.5%. The province’s budget revenue reached about 19,500 billion VND, bringing Quang Nam into the club of 15 provinces and cities nationwide regulating their budget to the central government from 2017 on.
Thanh Chiem palace and Vietnamese script
The symposium on Thanh Chiem palace and Vietnamese script on August 24, 2016 in Dien Ban town with nearly 70 researchers’ reports exposed some valuable information of the role of Thanh Chiem palace in national history and how Vietnamese script was born.
|The symposium on Thanh Chiem palace and Vietnamese script|
Thanh Chiem palace founded by Lord Nguyen Hoang in 1602 (called Quang Nam palace) locates in Dien Phuong commune, Dien Ban town, Quang Nam province. It was also the second capital city of the Inner Region. At the same time, Thanh Chiem was the first place in the Inner Region where the Western priests lived and carried out their missionary work. It was one of the reasons for Vietnamese script to be born in the beginning of the 17th century.
International maritime route
|Quang Nam province’s leaders congratulate the South Korean mariners on making a successful landfall at Chu Lai-Truong Hai port.|
South Korea-Chu Lai international maritime route in Ky Ha port is the first one between Quang Nam province and the countries in the world. The goods output via Ky Ha port annually increases, from 450,000 tons in 2014 to 950,000 tons in 2015 and 1,3 million tons in 2016.
Sporting contest for ethnic people groups
|Gong and art performance|
The first sporting contest for the ethnic groups attracted nearly 10,000 athletes from nine province’s mountainous and midland districts in the province. The event aimed to conserve and promote the traditional sports of the ethnic communities.