ADB helps develop infrastructure in Northern provinces
18:20 | 03/05/2012

 VGP – The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) will deploy a project worth of US$138 million to support infrastructure development in 15 northern mountainous provinces in the 2011-2016 period. 

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The project aims to eradicate poverty, upgrade and develop infrastructure facilities; enhance capacity for local authorities.

Out of the total investment, the Asian Development Bank finances US$108 million and the Vietnamese Government contributes US $30 million.

As of March 31, 2012, VND 250 billion had been handed over to realize the project./.

By Khanh Phuong 

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