Thu, 01 May 2014. Last updated Thu, 25 Jun 2015 08:42
Da Nang has recently entered in the list of 100 smart cities of the IBM Smarter Cities Challenge. In addition, Da Nang has been recognized as one of the most potential cities for investment in Asia also.
It is reported that there are about millions comments on Google which state that Da Nang is truly endurable and worth-visiting. These opinions compliment on the green environment, less pollution, and traffic restriction of Da Nang. It is added that local people here are living in a favorable conditions with attractive income and high living-standard. An authority of Da Nang People’s Committee said that becoming a worth-living city was the target of both authorities and local people. By 2020, Da Nang will become a city in possession of civilized urban environment, unpolluted air, high living-standard and knowledge economy. People will mention Da Nang along with words such as harmonious, friendly, peaceful, attractive and livable.
To achieve that target, Da Nang has lately announced the master plan till 2030 and vision to 2050 with the specific objective that is becoming the center of economy and finance of Vietnam. Accordingly, a number of projects in attempt to strengthen urbanization, modernize infrastructures, apply information technology in all fields and establish an e-government “by the people, for the people” has been planed. By 2030, there will be 2.5 millions townspeople living prosperously. Investments in Da Nang, specially finance, high technology, information technology, and catering service, are being encouraged with many favorable policies. Da Nang will be the pioneer in implementing e-government model also. An authority of Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee once expressed that his impression of Da Nang was so great that made him want to live there. Residents in Da Nang absolutely had the right to be proud of their city. Mr. Ngo Hoa, Vice Chairman of Thua Thien Hue province said that every time going to Da Nang, he realized a couple of new and better features. It was worth-learning for any city in Vietnam.
It took 39 years for Da Nang to gain such achievements. This result is thanks to the great effort of the community, authorities, and provincial entrepreneurs. Mr. Van Huu Chien, Chairman of Da Nang People’s Committee emphasized in monthly meeting:”We are dreaming of a developed city leading the whole nation and a modern urban city according to international standard. With effort of all people, authorities, and provincial entrepreneurs, we are confident that we can do it in the near future.”