Mr. Nguyen Thanh Phong, Chairman of Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee, said the city was preparing the conditions and programs for the establishment of Thu Duc City scheduled for December 31, 2020.
Thu Duc City will be established on the basis of merging three eastern districts of Thu Duc, 2 and 9. It will have more than 4 deputy chairmen, 13 functional departments with the number of heads and deputies averaging 3 people each department.
Thu Duc City will be developed into a center for creative renewal, science and technology, and high-tech application. Therefore, it is necessary to establish the Department of Science and Technology, said Mr. Nguyen Thanh Phong.
Previously, the Standing Committee of the National Assembly passed a resolution on the arrangement of administrative units of Thu Duc City, which has a natural area of 211.56 km2, population of 1,013,795, and 34 wards.
By My Chau, Vietnam Business Forum