Conference on developing high-tech agriculture in Hanoi

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Conference on developing high-tech agriculture in Hanoi
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NDO - The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and the Hanoi People’s Committee co-organised a conference on February 16 to discuss their co-coordination in developing high-tech agriculture in Hanoi.

The event was attended by Politburo member and Secretary of the Hanoi municipal Party Committee Hoang Trung Hai, members of the Party Central Committee, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong; Deputy Secretary of Ha Noi Party Committee Ngo Thi Thanh Hang; Chairman of Hanoi municipal People's Committee Nguyen Duc Chung.

At the working session, the two sides agreed to strongly promote cooperation in the future, especially focus on developing high-tech agriculture, building a large-scale concentrated goods production area, strengthening food safety work and dealing with environmental pollution.

Hanoi proposed to the MARD to create conditions for the city in building big wholesale markets, with an investment of up to US$250 million.

At the event, representatives of the General Department of Irrigation under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development also agreed with a proposal from the municipal People’s Committee to lower the level of the Red River dyke and asked local authorities to plan an itinerary.

Earlier, the municipal People’s Committee has proposed lowering a 1.1-km section of the dyke running from Thang Loi Hotel to An Duong mouth gate in Tay Ho (West Lake) District from 13.4 metres to 12.4 metres.