PORTAL - On the morning of November 17, in Thu Dau Mot City, Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Mr. Nguyen Thanh Truc welcomed and worked with the Delegation of Asian Development Bank (ADB) led by Mr. Andrew Jeffries - Country Director, Residence Agency in Vietnam, the Southeast Asia Department.
At the meeting, the two parties exchanged opportunities for cooperation in potential fields between Binh Duong People's Committee and ADB in the period 2021-2025. Accordingly, Binh Duong pays attention to and prioritizes investment in the urban transport sector through public private partnership (PPP), typically the project to renovate and expand Highway No. 13.
In term of water and urban development sector, the province will expand water plants to increase the total water supply capacity to about 900,000 m3 / day. In addition, Binh Duong also focuses on developing higher education, developing skills in vocational education institutions, health care projects for the elderly, energy saving projects for construction of smart city, etc.
Through the discussion, Mr. Andrew Jeffries highly appreciated the rapid and dynamic development of Binh Duong, as well as the development directions of the province in the next period. He affirmed that ADB was ready to cooperate with Binh Duong in new projects. At the same time, he wished to receive support of the leaders of province, departments, and sectors for on-going projects and the ones will be implemented in the coming time.
The meeting overview
Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee – Mr. Nguyen Thanh Truc would like to thank ADB for its support to Binh Duong, which has actively contributed to the province's socio-economic development in recent years. The Vice Chairman of PPC assigned departments to review the needs in each area to cooperate with ADB for implementation.
Especially, Binh Duong is implementing the Smart City Construction Project, so it is very necessary to support ADB to invest in deep development of technical solutions for this Project. Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee assigned the Department of Planning and Investment to be the focal point cooperating with ADB to make cooperation plans in the coming time.
Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Mr. Nguyen Thanh Truc presents gift to Mr. Andrew Jeffries - Country Director, Residence Agency in Vietnam, Southeast Asia Department, Asian Development Bank (ADB)