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24/03/2022 - 16:53

“Hue culture and tourism smart city development” project to be surveyed and planned

This activity was implemented on the morning of March 23 by the leaders of Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) in Vietnam and the People's Committee of Hue City. Chairman of Hue City’s People's Committee Vo Le Nhat chaired the meeting, with the attendance of Ms. Yoo Sooyeon, Deputy Director of KOICA in Hanoi and project management consulting units.

Chairman Vo Le Nhat presents souvenirs to the representative leader of KOICA in Vietnam

The total investment of the five-year project (2021-2025) “Hue culture and tourism smart city development” is USD 14.8 million, in which, KOICA supports the development of the project with the aim to improve public management capacity in the field of tourism related to the transformation of the tourism industry towards developing the economy, ensuring a sustainable environment and society.

The goal of the project is to develop tourism in Hue city and to build a smart tourism information system; to develop urban cultural tourism center and expand urban walking network in Hue. The implemented components include the installation of smart lighting systems and surveillance cameras along the banks of the Perfume River; building public administrative capacity in tourism development and urban management. The scope of the project is the park area on both banks of the Perfume River, from Da Vien Bridge to Truong Tien Bridge.

After the survey, leaders of the two sides agreed that the implementation of “Hue culture and tourism smart city development” project on the basis of support and close coordination of KOICA and consultants in the fields of planning, culture and tourism will create products, services, works on culture and smart tourism for Hue city; and, at the same time make a mark for the cooperation relationship between the two sides.

By Thanh Huong