The ceremony of announcing the Decision of the Prime Minister on recognizing Bac Lieu city as the city grade II under the management of Bac Lieu province takes place on April 28th 2014 and is also one of the activities of the Festival.
Bac Lieu city on the days of the First National Don Ca Tai Tu Festival – Bac Lieu 2014 is more eventful and splendid in its new appearance. It is the result of a hard endeavor and perseverance of the Party, government and people of Bac Lieu city; the physical and spiritual consensus on upholding the internal force, taking advantages of the external force and the solidarity to build the city as the city grade II, the clean – clear – beautiful and civilized city.
A part of Bac Lieu city Photo: Phan Thanh Cuong
With the guideline "The government and people co-operate", Bac Lieu city has tried to mobilize people to tile the sidewalks, install lights in lanes, plant trees, comply with environmental sanitation, collect trash, perform civilized lifestyle, build model roads. In order to be deserved as the economic, political, cultural, social center of the province, the province and the central have invested in constructing major works, projects aiming at building and expanding Bac Lieu city’s urban space such as making the dikes on two Bac Lieu riversides, the artistic and cultural works, Hung Vuong Square – the ideal places for people’s activities, leisure. Simultanously, these create marks and build the urban space for a clean – clear – beautiful and civilized Bac Lieu city; upgrading and expanding Cao Van Lau street, the Victory Statue…
Along with investing in constructing the infrastructure and urban transport system, urban planning, the Party, government and people of Bac Lieu city have focussed on implementing overall solutions, mobilizing resources for investing in socio-economic development, improving people’s living conditions, well implemeting welfare work, reducing poverty…. Thanks to these, since 2010, the annual average economy growth has always reached from 13,5 to 14,5%, the rate of the poor of the whole city is just under 2%, hundreds of houses were built for the poor and low income people; people’s life has been increasingly improved both materially and spiritually; social safety and order have been guaranteed…
According to Mr. Duong Thanh Trung – Commisioner of Bac Lieu provincial Party standing committee, the secretary of Party committee of Bac Lieu city, those results come from the endeavor, difficulty overcoming of the Party, government and people’s of Bac Lieu city. However, these are the initial results. In order to make Bac Lieu city develop quickly and firmly, each officer, party member and person of Bac Lieu city is not allowed to be satisfied with these achievements but needs to try his best and better himself, upgrade the solidarity, be determined to overcome difficulties and challenges, be self-motivated and creative, focus on upholding the city’s potentiality and strength, firmly establish the urban, build civilized lifestyle, lead Bac Lieu city to be the political, economic, cultural, scientific and technological, national defencing and ordred center of Bac Lieu province
That Bac Lieu is recognized as the city grade II is not only an important mark in the innovation of this region but also the worthy acknowledgement to the will and stuff for bettering themselves of the Party, government and people of Bac Lieu in general and Bac Lieu city in particular. It is believed that with the solidarity and determination of the Party, government and the people’s combination, Bac Lieu city will have more development in order to be deserved as a motive force to the quick and firm development of the province.
Translated by Viet Thu