Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh – Head Southwest Steering Committee agreed with the proposal of the Standing Southwest Steering Committee for organizing the “The Mekong Delta Economic Cooperation forum 2016″ in Hau Giang Province.
Permanent Deputy Prime Minister assigned the Southwest Steering Committee chair, collaborate with Hau Giang Provincial People’s Committee and the ministries, branches and localities related content preparation, ensuring organizations’ “The Mekong Delta Economic Cooperation forum 2016 “in Hau Giang Province practical, effective and achieve heading out.
The Mekong Delta Economic Cooperation forum (MDEC) is an open joint activities to strengthen and promote the image of the potential strengths of the region. Strengthening economic cooperation, building partnership program between the provinces and cities in the region together with the provinces and cities nationwide, and with ministries and central agencies. More efficient exploitation of the available resources of each locality and region, providing sustainable growth.
While enhancing cooperation with foreign countries, cooperation with the countries concerned have an interest in the management and use of natural resources of the Mekong River; promote trade cooperation, investment promotion and tourism.
Besides gathering initiatives of scientists at home and abroad, the managers of ministries and central agencies, the provinces and cities in the region and the businesses on each topic; report and propose to the Prime Minister for consideration and promulgation of mechanisms and policies to create favorable conditions for the development of strong and sustainable.
From 2007 to 2014 The Mekong Delta Economic Cooperation forum is held every year alternately in the provinces and cities in the region, by 2015 only organized “Week of green tourism in Mekong Delta” (not organized The Mekong Delta Economic Cooperation forum), 2016 continue The Mekong Delta Economic Cooperation forum and alternately held every 2 years.