The Da Nang Institute for Socio-Economic Development (DISED), Seoul Research Institution and the United Nations Human Settlements (UN-HABITAT) have formed a a consortium to develop a strategic plan for the high-tech development zone in the city of Da Nang, in central Vietnam. In an earlier seminar, a research team, had proposed development of high-tech parks as the new core, urban area for this coastal city.
Another earlier proposal, involved different adjustments in planning and design like the oriented cluster zoning of the high-tech zone to help shape the city in an environment-friendly and green space.
The deputy manager-in-charge, Da Nang Tech Zone Management, Thai Ba Canh said that he will seek further feedback from the authorities on the development orientation for this project.
According to its official website, the wholly foreign-invested Hi-tech zone or the Da Nang Information Technology Park (DITP) is valued at US$278 million, the work on which started early last year.
Da Nang, is one of the is one of the major port cities of the country and the biggest on the South Central Coast of Vietnam.
(Editing by Yamini Dhall)