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The pedestrian street on Huong river inaugurated


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1/16/2019 9:39:20 AM








On January 15th, the inauguration ceremony of the pilot project – pedestrian street on Huong river was co-organized by the People’s Committee of Hue city and Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA). Attending the ceremony were Member of the Central Executive Committee, Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People’s Council Le Truong Luu; Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee Bui Thanh Ha; members of the Standing Board of the Provincial Party Committee, Standing Board of the Provincial People’s Council, the People’s Committee of Thua Thien Hue province, Vietnam Fatherland Front of Thua Thien Hue province; leaders of departments, agencies and locals. The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of South Korea to Vietnam Kim Do Hyon, Country Director of KOICA Vietnam Office Kim Jin-oh also presented at the event.

The USD 6 million project on detailed planning of Huong river banks was sponsored by South Korean Government. Of all, the pilot project – pedestrian street on Huong river has the total investment capital of VND 53 billion.
The pilot project consists of categories such as boat dock, outdoor stage, pedestrian street, parking lot, etc. What special in the pilot project is the reinforced concrete pedestrian street (450m long, 4m wide) which is equipped with Lim wood floor and bronze railing. The project aims to create a highlight in terms of scenery, art as well as an open space where locals and visitors can admire the romantically picturesque river.
To promote the tourism efficiency of the pedestrian street on Huong river, Hue city invested VND 25 billion on embellishing the 1,4km long pedestrian street along Huong riverbanks, parks (namely Tu Tuong park and Ly Tu Trong park), Bia Quoc hoc yard and Nguyen Dinh Chieu pedestrian street
Speaking at the inauguration ceremony, Vice Chairman of the Provincial People’s Committee emphasized that the pilot project – pedestrian street on Huong river honored values of the well-known river and created a new beautiful destination for Hue urban area. It is a nice symbol for the friendship and affection between people, the Government of the South Korea and Vietnam in general as well as that between people of Hue city, Thua Thien Hue province and visitors in particular.

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