HCM City plans to develop the potential of the Sai Gon River and the city’s river-canal network (Photo: VNA)

HCM City (VNS/VNA) – Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan said at a conference held on September 11 that the city expects to outline a plan to build embankments and improve management of land along rivers and canals by the year-end.

The conference was organised by the municipal People’s Committee to discuss long-term solutions to develop the Sai Gon River and urban river-canal network to 2025.rivers and canals should be clearly defined, including the function it plays in the transport system, drainage system, community activities, and riverside business projects.