Kien Giang Province to revoke license of Thermal Power Plant

The People’s Committee in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang has asked the Ministry of Industry and Trade to revoke license of the Kien Luong Thermal Power Plant, for failure to take off even basic construction since 2009.

Tan Tao Investment and Industry Corporation was licensed by the Government to build the Thermal Power Plant on 600 hectares in Kien Luong District together with a deep seaport in Nam Du Island.

The US$7.5 billion project was expected to break ground by end 2009, but it is still to take off.

The Ministry of Industry and Trade agrees with Kien Giang Province and is considering revoking the current license of the Thermal Plant and find a new investor to complete the project. 

By Nguyen Duy – Translated by Hai Mien

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