Dedicated buses to be deployed for tourists
VietNamNet Bridge – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has agreed in principle to deploy a pilot service for carrying tourists on double-decker open-top buses in seven cities and provinces to develop tourism.
The Prime Minister agrees on a pilot project to use double-decker open buses to carry tourists in cities. — Photo tripadvisor.com
He also agreed to use high quality 16-45-seater buses to carry tourists to the airports.
The pilot project will run for five years in Ha Noi, HCM and Da Nang cities, and Quang Nam, Thua Thien-Hue, Lam Dong and Kien Giang provinces.
The Prime Minister has assigned the Ministry of Transport (MoT) to coordinate with relevant agencies and committees in cities and provinces on the pilot project to guide enterprises launching services in following regulations and ensuring traffic safety.
The MoT will be responsible for checking the quality of technical safety and environmental protection in the manufacturing and assembling of the buses. It will have to review the project after a six months of operation and prepare for the next phase.
The Ministry of Science and Technology was assigned to direct Truong Hai Auto Joint Stock Company to import vehicle components.