Four components of the first phase of the Ho Chi Minh City smart city project have been completed to serve certain sectors, HCMC Chairman Nguyen Thanh Phong told a press briefing on January 9.
Primarily located on the route directly linking Hanoi city center and Noi Bai International Airport, the Smart City project is a stepping stone towards Vietnam’s socio-economic development ambitions.
Vietnamese developer BRG Group and Japan’s Sumitomo Corporation have officially announced their $4.2 billion smart city project on the outskirts of Hanoi.
The most modern, smart and green city project of Southeast Asia in 2040 is developed by Abdulla Bin Zayed Group (UAE) and IMG Group (Vietnam) in the southern province of Ba Ria – Vung Tau.
Breaking ground ceremony held on October 6 for smart city in Hanoi, which will employ “internet of things”, with homes for up to 25,000 people.
A modern city with many public facilities and utilities serving people, suitable investment attraction, and effectively supporting the policy of relaxing Hanoi’s inner city are the targets of a smart city project.
The Executive Board for Binh Duong Smart City has approved a plan to implement the province’s smart city project this year, according to Mai Hung Dung, Standing Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee.
Ho Chi Minh City plans this year to speed up a project to become a smart city by 2025 in order to better serve its residents.