Hoa Lac: science and technology urban are in future
On May 28, the Prime Minister issued Decision No. 705/QD-TTg approving the general planning of Hoa Lac urban area, Hanoi city, until 2030, at 1 / 10,000 scale.
In the future, Hoa Lac will be oriented to be a science and technology urban center, where advanced intelligence and technology are concentrated, a center for training high-quality human resources; research centers of high technology in the country; centers of national universities and vocational colleges; medical examination and treatment.
Hoa Lac will also be an eco-resort urban, the science-technology city in the direction of developing green urban areas, smart cities, energy-saving cities in the center of Western Hanoi. By 2025, the population of urban area will be 150,000. By 2030 and the following years, the urban population of city (maximum) will be about 600,000 people, the urban population rate will be about 85%.
The Hoa Lac Hi-tech Park is currently home to 91 projects which have combined investment approvals of over VND85.8 trillion (nearly US$3.7 billion).
Four projects worth a combined VND7.46 trillion (US$320.5 million) in the fields of high-tech equipment manufacturing, smart electronics, pharmaceuticals, and radiation-resistant plastics, will be carried out in the Hoa Lac Hi-tech Park.
Accordingly, Viettel Group will start the construction of a complex of high-tech industrial production on an area of 9.1 hectares. The complex will become a center for testing and manufacturing hi-tech equipment of the group.
The giant telecom carrier will also build the Viettel Research and Development Center on an area of 13.2 hectares, which is planned to be an incubator for key projects, manufacturing defense equipment, electronic and mobile carrier gadgets and network infrastructure including 5G (the fifth generation of cellular network technology) and IoT (the Internet of Things), among others.