Dien Bien Strives to Create Better Investment Environment With its initial successes in economic growth and infrastructure construction, Dien Bien province is becoming an increasingly attractive investment environment for investors. The province sets great store by improving the investment environment to attract major projects. Vietnam Business Forum interviews Mr Mua A Son, Second Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee and Chairman of Provincial People’s Committee, on this matter. Trong Dat reports. Overcoming existing barriers as one of the poorest provinces in the country, Dien Bien is trying to create a strong platform to attract investment capital. Could you talk about the province’s unique advantages for socioeconomic development? One prominent advantage of Dien Bien is land potential. Of the total natural area of 956,290 ha, up to 225,594 ha remain unused, including about 189,000 ha of forestland. This vast fertile land and a diverse climate facilitate the development of highly valued agricultural and forest products. Dien Bien is also blessed with a diverse terrain of rivers, lakes and beautiful scenery ideal for tourism development. The province offers famous tourism sites like Pa Khoang Lake, Muong Nhe Jungle, Muong Toong Jungle, Muong Phang Jungle, Pa Thom Cave, Tham Pua Cave, Hua Pe and U Va hot mineral springs (Dien Bien district), Sang village (Tuan Giao district), and Son La hydropower reservoir (Muong Lay district); together with historical and cultural sites like Muong Luan Tower, Tam Van Citadel, Ban Phu Citadel, Hoang Cong Chat Temple, and especially the world-renowned Dien Bien Phu battlefield….