WB, Ha Giang sign strategic cooperation framework for 2020-2025
17:56 | 26/05/2020

VGP - The People’s Committee of the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang on May 25 signed a strategic cooperation framework for the 2020 – 2025 period with the World Bank (WB) in Viet Nam.

At the signing ceremony

Speaking at the signing ceremony, Secretary of the provincial Party Committee Dang Quoc Khanh said the signing will lift bilateral ties to a strategic level during 2020-2025.

WB Country Director in Viet Nam Ousmane Dione suggested that the province design practical solutions to implement projects in key infrastructure, transport, clean water supply, environment hygiene, energy, start-ups and business.

He hoped that Ha Giang will pool public consensus and involvement in building transport infrastructure. developing tourism and agriculture, and improving local livelihoods, pledging that the WB will stand side by side with the province during its development.

Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Van Son said that Ha Giang has launched nine projects funded by the WB between 2011 and 2020, at a total cost of over VND 1.99 trillion (US$ 86.5 million) , four of which have been put into use and the remaining are underway.

Under the new framework, the WB in Viet Nam will partner with the Ha Giang authorities to develop green and sustainable tourism, transport infrastructure, and health care, as well as offering water supply to residents at the Dong Van karst plateau geopark.

 By Vien Nhu

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