On March 3, 2021, the Government issued Decree 15/2021/ND-CP providing in detail some contents on construction investment project management (Decree 15) to replace Decree 59/2015/ND-CP; Decree 42/2017/ND-CP; Article 1, Article 4, and Appendix I to Appendix IX of Decree 100/2018/ND-CP. Decree 15 takes effect from the date of promulgation and has several significant improvements including:
(i) Construction investment projects may apply foreign standards, basic standards, new materials and technologies;
(ii) Application of building information model (BIM) and digital technology solutions in construction and construction operation management is encouraged;
(iii) Project management forms for construction investment projects are expanded.