- News in Vietnam
- 15 March 2022
Government approves of planning in Cam Lam district
In the future, Cam Lam district will become a modern, ecological and international airport city contributing to Khanh Hoa becoming a city directly under the Central Government.
Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh has just sent an official letter to the Ministry of Construction and Khanh Hoa Provincial People’s Committee to grant approval on the policy of drawing up a new urban master plan in Cam Lam district.
Accordingly, the goal of the new plan would direct and develop Cam Lam district into a modern, ecological and world-class airport city aiming at supporting Khanh Hoa to become a city directly under the Central Government according to Resolution No. 09 of Political Bureau on construction and development of Khanh Hoa province by 2030, oriented to 2045.
The Deputy Prime Minister has assigned Khanh Hoa Provincial People’s Committee to administer delegation of responsibilities, formulation of new urban planning tasks and projects in Cam Lam district as weel as implementation of provincial planning for the period of 2021-2030, oriented to 2050.
The Deputy Prime Minister also noted that the planning scope has to be clearly defined, and that the nature, functions, population size and criteria corresponding to the new urban area must be carefully calculated based on natural conditions of the new urban area, current population situation, development potentials in the process of formulating the general planning task of Cam Lam district’s new urban area in accordance with regulations.
The Deputy Prime Minister assigned the Provincial People’s Committee to be responsible for closely coordinating with the Ministry of Construction and relevant ministries and branches in the process of implementing and making the general planning project of Cam Lam district, which must be consistent with the strategies and regulations as directed by central and local governments to ensure the plan feasibility.
Ministry of Construction is assigned to administer and guide Khanh Hoa Provincial People’s Committee during the implementation of these tasks and project as regulated, appraise and submit to the Prime Minister for approval.
Formerly, Khanh Hoa Provincial People’s Committee has submitted a document to the Prime Minister regarding the policy of a new urban master planning in Cam Lam district and part of Cam Ranh city.
According to Khanh Hoa Provincial People’s Committee, the above planning objective is to develop this place into an urbanized area according to the model of an airport urban area combined with services and eco-tourism with a population size equivalent to that of a grade-I city.
Khanh Hoa Provincial People’s Committee believes that the above planning is to serve as a basis for socio-economic development and investment attraction; and at the same time propose to add to the provincial planning to submit to the Prime Minister for approval in the coming time.
In addition, Khanh Hoa province would administer Cam Lam district to develop modern trade and services in the northern area of Cam Ranh district to serve transactions, shopping and tourism development in the future; to build Cam Hai Tay wholesale market into a center for trading, exchanging and developing commodity flows; implement the construction of 3 commercial centers in the commune cluster including Cam Tan – Cam Hoa, Cam An Nam, and Cam Hai Tay.
As stated in land use plan approved by the People’s Committee of Khanh Hoa province, by 2030, the commercial and service land of Cam Lam district will increase by nearly 1,200 hectares, while the land for perennial and annual crops will decrease sharply.
Specifically, agricultural land is adjusted to decrease from 46,840ha to 42,930ha, while non-agricultural land is planned to increase significantly from 6,254 ha to 11,141 ha (an increase of 4,887 ha) accounting for 20.35% of Cam La district.
Remarkably, commercial and service land has increased sharply from 623ha to 1,815ha (increasing 1,192ha); rural land has increased by nearly 600 ha and land for infrastructure development has also increased by nearly 1,400ha.