Steering Committee set up to resolve cargo trucks stranded at northern border gates
VGP - The Ministry of Industry and Trade has established a Steering Committee on resolving cargo truck congestion at the northern border gates with China.
Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyen Hong Dien is the head of the committee while Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Quoc Khanh and a leader of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development are deputy heads.
Members of the Committee include leaders from the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Chairmen of People's Committees of Northern provinces of Quang Ninh, Lang Son, Cao Bang and Lao Cai.
The Committee is tasked for taking measures to handle stuck trucks carrying commodities and farm products at the northern border gates.
The Committee was assigned to update information and provide information for relevant localities about custom clearance situation as well as coordinate with other related ministries, agencies and localities in monitoring transport of goods to northern border gates.
Earlier, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh ordered the formulation of a working group responsible for resolving cargo trucks stranded at the northern border gates with China.
The move was made immediately following his recent phone conversation with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on January 13./.