Authorities in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue have approved a sub-project to develop tourism infrastructure in the locality.
It is part of a tourism development project that supports comprehensive development in the Greater Mekong Sub-region.
The Meridian Gate, the main gate to the Hue Imperial City - a significant tourism destination in Thua Thien - Hue.
Costing 8.05 million USD, of which 6.4 million USD is sourced from the Asian Development Fund (ADF), the sub-project aims to develop a sustainable, comprehensive and balanced tourism industry in line with the ASEAN tourism development strategy for 2016-2025. It will help boost Vietnam’s tourism competitiveness, protect local natural and cultural heritage, and enhance the capacity of tourism management.
The sub-project covers upgrading a 1.2km road linking the 1A National Highway to the south-west of Hon Chen, a spiritual destination on Huong River; building a drainage system and a 5,000sq.m car park; and building and upgrading five wharves on Huong River and two others in Tam Giang lagoon.
It will also support the building of cross-country routes to connect destinations across the region, contributing to the comprehensive growth of countries along the regional economic corridor, particularly Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, and Myanmar.
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