Binh Duong, WB discuss infrastructure cooperation
14:27 | 27/03/2019

VGP - Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Tran Thanh Liem in the southern province of Binh Duong on March 26 received Country Director of the World Bank (WB) in Viet Nam Ousmane Dione.

At the reception, Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Tran Thanh Liem thanked the WB for assisting Binh Duong in a number of projects, especially those regarding the environment, thus effectively helping to reduce pollution in the locality. 

He expressed his wish that the bank would continue providing funding for Binh Duong to carry out new projects, especially those in household wastewater treatment.

In turn, Country Director of the World Bank (WB) in Viet Nam Ousmane Dione spoke highly of Binh Duong’s economic achievements over the past few years, with economic growth at 14% and nearly US$ 2.3 billion in state budget revenue in 2018.

The province has increased investment in social and technical infrastructure while adopting effective steps in high-quality education projects, contributing to attracting quality investment in the coming time. 

He lauded the province’s role in the WB-funded Di An wastewater treatment plant which, he said, was on schedule and effectively addressed environment pollution. 

The WB pledges to fund other wastewater treatment projects in Binh Duong and wants to turn the bilateral infrastructure and human resources training partnership into a model for others, he said. 

By Vien Nhu

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