In the afternoon of April 23, 2019, Prof. Dr.Phung Xuan Nha - Member of the Party Central Committee, Secretary of the Personnel Committee, Minister of Education and Training (MOET) led the delegation of the Ministry to work with key leaders of the University of Danang (UD). Attending and chairing the meeting with MOET, there was Mr. Huynh Duc Tho - Deputy Secretary of Party Committee, Chairman of People's Committee of Da Nang city; representatives of the departments of MOET. At UDs side, Assoc.Prof.Dr. Nguyen Ngoc Vu - Party Committee Secretary, Chairman of the University Council, President of UD and other members of the Party Committee, Board of Presidents, University Council, leaders of functional departments, Rector Boards of UDs affiliated members and central & local press agencies.
Overview of the conference
Speaking at the meeting, Minister of MOET Phung Xuan Nha proposed UD to report focusing on urgent issues such as: the progress of overall development project of UD to 2030, vision to 2045; Solutions for UD to participate in implementing Politburo Resolution No. 43 on Da Nang development by 2030, vision to 2045 with a focus on high quality human resource training and scientific research that contribute to the development of the city; Difficulties and problems and solutions to speed up the progress of the construction project of UD in Hoa Quy - Dien Ngoc.
Minister of MOET delivered speech at the Conference
Report to the Minister, Chairman of the City People's Committee and the delegation, Assoc.Prof.Dr. Nguyen Ngoc Vu - President of UD has focused on analyzing the situation, advantages, difficulties, potentials and outstanding results of UD on the working aspects, focusing on improving the quality of training, innovation and quality accreditation at national and international standards, training and providing human resources, scientific research, technology transfer, links with cities, localities and businesses in the Central region and Western Highlands, stepping up international cooperation, mobilizing resources to invest in facilities, strengthening the staff's capacity to meet the development requirements in the new period. President of UD has also analyzed and evaluated the science and practice of the challenges and difficulties that UD has been trying to find solutions to solve and overcome such as: Investment resources for Education and Training, limited Science and Technology, especially the facilities of laboratory equipment, modern scientific research for key industries and high technology... For construction project of UD, it is a large-scale project (300 hectares) with complex nature due to many years of "hanging" planning while the state budget is difficult, involving many ministries, branches. and 02 localities. Accordingly, the investment procedures still have many "difficult problems" about investment capital and procedures, clearance compensation, resettlement and construction of urgent works ... , although receiving the attention, direction, coordination and effective support of the Government, ministries, branches and localities, there are
Assoc.Prof.Dr. Nguyen Ngoc Vu – President of UD at the Conference
President of UD said: "UD has currently submitted to the Prime Minister the Project of overall development of UD to 2025, vision to 2035; Project to establish Vietnam-Korea University of Information Technology and Communication. The Prime Minister has approved the 1/2000 planning task. This was a very important premise to deploy the next work. Currently, UD has announced the invitation to select consultants for the 1/2000 plan and request the MOET to support and propose the Government to consider and submit to the National Assembly for approval to allocate VND 1,000 billion from the source of medium-term for the 2015-2020 period and VND 4,900 billion for the 2021-2025 period to prioritize site clearance and invest in a number of urgent projects. UD together with two national universities has been proposing a plan for USD 100 millions of ODA loan (from the World Bank) according to the mechanism of allocation and consideration for implementing a number of methods from socialized capital sources; propose the Government to assign the People's Committee of Da Nang City and Quang Nam Province to build resettlement areas, promptly compensate and clearance the project.
Representatives of MOET’s departments gave speech at the Conference
Chairman of Danang People’s Committee delivered speech at the Conference
Speaking at the meeting, the Chairman of Danang City People's Committee Huynh Duc Tho acknowledged and appreciated the contribution of UD to the city in training human resources, wishing to continue the connection from both sides to improve the effectiveness of cooperation, promote the role of UD in participating in policy formulation and criticism, scientific research and practical application of "hot" issues that the city needs to solve in the development process to become a smart, entrepreneurship, innovation and environmental city towards sustainable development. For construction projects of UD, The Chairman proposed that the MOET should have decentralization with clear authority among the parties involved in the implementation of the project, while proposing UD to assign a specialized division involving in project management in coordination with relevant departments and sectors of the city, promote the progress of site clearance, resettlement, proactive and more active in order to "remove" difficulties in investment, capital mobilization. With great support from the Government, ministries and Da Nang city government, the Chairman stressed that the city has arranged a resettlement area (22 ha) to actively support and is willing to co-ordinate with the MOET, ministries, branches and UD to remove difficulties and accelerate the progress of the project.
Prof. Minister of MOET Phung Xuan Nha (the 8th from the right),
Chairman of Danang People’s Committee Huynh Duc Tho (the 7th from the right) with UD’s leaders
Minister of MOET Phung Xuan Nha has acknowledged, evaluated the role, position and outstanding &comprehensive results of UD in the recent time, affirmed that it is necessary to continue to promote the advantages of the regional 02-level and multi-disciplinary university model; focus on completing the overall development project of UD in order to further develop and be worthy of the key regional University, a large training and scientific center of the Central Highlands and the whole country. The Minister emphasized that UD should continue to actively participate in mobilizing, promoting the intelligence and effort of the knowledge, faculty and students team to contribute to the development of Danang city to realize the mission " to carry out national strategic tasks and regional development tasks ”according to the Political Bureau's Resolution No. 43. For the construction project of UD, the Minister instructed UD to make good use of the opportunities and comprehensive strength from support from the central to local levels; must have a plan and strict project implementation processes so that site clearance is completed and the project is started immediately as "just run and line up".
Prof. Phung Xuan Nha offered Decision of Leaders appointment to UD
The Minister affirmed that he will continue to support and coordinate with the Government, ministries, branches and localities such as the city and Quang Nam province to support and remove difficulties for UD to accelerate the project progress at Hoa Quy - Dien Ngoc. The Minister expressed his "peace of mind" and believed that UD would continue to have strong breakthroughs and developments, affirming its positive role and actively implementing the Resolution No. 43 to contribute to building and developing into Da Nang city, the central key economic region and a pioneer in the cause of innovation and world university education integration.