|NA Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue addresses a meeting with Lao Cai provincial authorities, January 15, 2023.
The top legislator urged Lao Cai to better tap its potential, advantages and important position in terms of socio-economy and national defense and security.
The province, as a bridge linking Vietnam and ASEAN and Vietnam China’s southwestern provinces, should map out projects on border trade and tourism, he said.
Economic development should go in tandem with socio-cultural development, and the sustainable exploitation of natural resources, he noted.
Lao Cai is home to 25 ethnic groups with a total population of more than 760,000. Its GRDP grew 9.02% last year.