The Government Office has just sent an official dispatch to relevant agencies regarding the priority of circulation for means of transporting lychee from Bac Giang.
Accordingly, in response to the proposal to give priority to traffic for lychee transportation vehicles of Bac Giang People’s Committee, Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh gave directions.
The Deputy Prime Minister asked the People’s Committees of provinces and cities to follow the direction of the government’s “dual goals”, both disease prevention and economic development. The People’s Committees are required not to “stop the river from banning the market”, have a plan to prioritize quick circulation at Covid-19 epidemic control points with means of transporting lychee from Bac Giang province to promptly consume finished product. Means of transporting Bac Giang lychee are officially opened “green lane” to quickly consume finished products. Photo: Hoang Dong. Relevant units include the Ministry of Transport, Industry and Trade, Public Security, Agriculture and Rural Development according to their functions and tasks to guide ensuring favorable conditions for trade, consumption and supply activities. goods between epidemic localities and other localities, in which priority is given to means of transporting lychee from Bac Giang province. The Ministry of Health was assigned to continue to inspect, urge and correct localities in the application of Covid-19 prevention and control measures to freight transport. This ministry is also responsible for guiding the Bac Giang People’s Committee on the issuance of certificates of safety to prevent and control the Covid-19 epidemic for means of transporting lychee through quarantine checkpoints. Previously, according to the Trade Promotion Department (Ministry of Industry and Trade), on June 12, the first batch of lychee with a traceability stamp entered the French market via air. This batch of nearly 1 ton lychee is stamped with the traceability stamp itrace247 developed by the unit. The shipment also took advantage of tariff preferences from the Vietnam – European Union Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA).