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13/06/2021 - 08:52

Long An: 'Dual goals' continues to be implemented

Long An People's Committee held an online meeting in May 2021 with departments, agencies, sectors and localities. Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Nguyen Van Ut chaired the conference.

Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Nguyen Van Ut emphasized that Long An drastically focused on measures and how to effectively implement

Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Nguyen Van Ut emphasized that Long An drastically focused on measures and how to effectively implement "dual goals"

In May, in the context of a strong outbreak of disease in localities throughout the country, the province focused its resources on preventing and controlling the Covid-19 epidemic; strengthening medical equipment, equipping more Covid-19 testing machines. At the same time, the province strengthens supervision and strict management of border areas, foreigners, and international students from epidemic areas; it organizes screening and isolation according to regulations; injects Covid-19 vaccine to related people; ensures to implement the dual goal of "both preventing and controlling the epidemic and doing production and business" at enterprises in the province.

However, as of May 31, 2021, the province detected 5 positive cases in the community. With the spirit of "fighting the epidemic is like fighting the enemy", the province has conducted zoning, isolating, tracing and setting up an isolation area for related cases according to regulations; the province continues to suspend non-essential activities and services in the area; sets the goal of taking care and protecting human health and life above all in order to lead, direct, operate and organize the implementation of "dual goals".

Although facing certain difficulties due to the impact of the Covid-19 epidemic, in May 2021, the socio-economic situation of Long An still achieved some positive results. Agricultural production is focused and closely monitored. It implements solutions well to prevent and combat saline intrusion; salinity in the rivers of Vam Co Dong and Vam Co Tay decreased over the same period. The main crops of the province developed quite well, according to the set plan. The output of rice, vegetables, area under lemon cultivation increased over the same period; aquaculture continued to bring efficiency, farming area and output increased over the same period, shrimp prices were favorable compared to the previous month.

New-style rural construction program continues to be interested in implementation. During the month, the province recognized four new-style rural communes; Up to now, the province has 103 out of 161 communes meeting new-style rural standards, accounting for 64 percent of the total number of communes in the province.

Industrial production continued to recover, industrial production indexes increased over the previous month and the same period. Industrial production index in May increased by 2.85 percent  over the previous month and by 12.77 percent  over the same period. Accumulated first 5 months of 2021 increased by 8.31 percent over the same period (increased by 1.93 percent in the same period).

Investment attraction continued to receive attention and achieved good results. The province continues to implement solutions to promote infrastructure investment in industrial zones and clusters to create more land to attract investment; it reviews investment projects; rectifies the situation of illegal investment; focuses on performing site clearance tasks.

Trade and services increased compared to the previous month and the same period; the revenue of all industries had a strong increase over the same period, total retail sales of consumer goods and services increased by over 26 percent, accommodation and food alone increased by over 40 percent. Other areas are directed by the province to focus on implementing, the results are quite positive.

However, in the process of performing socio-economic development tasks, the province still has certain limitations. Long An sets out some key tasks in June 2021. In which, the province continues to focus on strictly implementing the Covid-19 epidemic prevention and control; focus on leading and directing the implementation of fast tracing, zoning, timely testing and organizing the isolation of F1, F2 cases in accordance with regulations. 

In addition, the province strengthens epidemic prevention and control in industrial parks, clusters, border-gate economic zones, production and business establishments, it must be ensured that the assessment of safety criteria is completed and safe to operate; urgently implement the request for officials, civil servants, public employees to make medical declarations, strictly comply with measures to limit movement, contact and communication; organize the registration and vaccination timely, safely and in accordance with regulations.

The province implements key tasks and mission for socio-economic development in 2021 assigned by the Provincial People's Committee to sectors and localities according to Decision No. 120/QD-UBND dated January 8, 2021 on issuing action plans to implement the socio-economic development plan in 2021; concentrate on the remaining work of the second quarter, promptly report to the Provincial People's Committee to solve difficulties and problems to ensure quality, schedule and time. Carefully prepare the contents of the first meeting (the mid-year meeting of 2021), the Xth Provincial People's Council, scheduled to be held on June 21, 2021.

In addition, Long An organized solutions, focused on drastically implementing "dual goals" while ensuring effective epidemic prevention and control, protecting people's health, and promoting socio-economic development; continued to carry out the assigned plans and tasks in the economic field but it must ensure the requirements of the Covid-19 epidemic prevention and control as directed.

At the conference, representatives of localities, departments and sectors proposed some solutions to overcome difficulties and obstacles in the process of performing tasks. Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Nguyen Van Ut highly appreciated the efforts of the departments, sectors and localities in performing their tasks together with the province to basically complete the tasks set out in the context of the Covid-19 epidemic complicated developments.

The Chairman requested localities, departments and sectors to actively implement measures and solutions in disease prevention and control, learn from experiences in localities that have done this work well to apply in the local economy practically.

He suggested that departments, sectors and localities need to be more proactive in disbursing public investment, which is currently quite low compared to the plan. The work of site clearance and other fields need to make efforts and coordination in performing the task.

Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee emphasized that Long An had to strive and continue to effectively implement the set "dual goals". In which, it must be paid to allocating resources to ensure appropriate and adequate implementation for the effective fight against the Covid-19 epidemic.

For the task of socio-economic development, the province focuses on completing the planning, effective land clearance, organize investment attraction, limit the situation of white-leg shrimp farming in Dong Thap Muoi area. It is necessary to have a plan to ensure output for products, etc.

The province is striving to disburse public investment must reach 50 percent in June 2021, strives to fulfill the target of budget revenue in the third quarter of 2021, etc. Other fields, departments, sectors and localities according to their functions and tasks must have solutions to organize their implementation effectively, contributing to striving with the province to implement the set "dual goals"./.

By Thanh My – Translated by Duc Tam

Source: https://baolongan.vn/long-an-tiep-tuc-thuc-hien-muc-tieu-kep-a115764.html

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