PM requests Mekong Delta to make breakthrough changes in mindset, actions

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked the Mekong Delta to make breakthrough changes in mindset and actions, especially amidst severe climate change impacts, so that it could attain fast and sustainable development and be on a par with other Vietnamese regions in all aspects.

PM Phuc made the request at a working session in Can Tho city on July 16 between the Socio-economic Sub-committee of the 13th National Party Congress and officials of the 13 Mekong Delta localities and Ho Chi Minh City.

Highlighting the country’s socio-economic achievements, he said in the 2019 Sustainable Development Goals Index, Vietnam ranked 54th among 162 countries and territories, up three places from last year, and second among ASEAN nations, after Thailand.

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