Top legislator pays pre-Tet visit to Lao Cai province

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(VOVWORLD) - Lao Cai boasts potential to become a growth pole and a tourism centre of the northern midland and mountainous region, National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue said at a working session with local officials as part of his visit  to the province on Sunday ahead of Tet, the Lunar New Year Festival.
Top legislator pays pre-Tet visit to Lao Cai province  - ảnh 1NA 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.