Kuwait helps improve life of ethnic minorities in Ha Giang
09:42 | 08/05/2018

VGP – Representatives from the Ministry of Finance and the Kuwait Fund on May 7 signed a loan agreement worth US$13.325 million for launching multi-target development project for ethnic minority-inhabited areas in poor communes of Xin Man district, northern mountainous Ha Giang province.

Representatives from the Ministry of Finance and the Kuwait Fund signs a loan agreement worth US$13.325 million for launching multi-target development project for ethnic minority-inhabited areas in poor communes of Xin Man district, northern mountainous Ha Giang province, Ha Noi, May 7, 2018 - Photo: VGP/Thu Le

The project is aimed at improving ethnic minority’s living standards in Xi Man District in particular and local people in the northern mountainous area in general, said Deputy Minister of Finance Tran Xuan Ha.

The loan agreement has manifested the close economic cooperation between the two sides, he added. 

On behalf of the Vietnamese Government, he expressed thanks to Kuwaiti people and the Kuwait Fund for supporting the Vietnamese Government and people, committing to facilitating the implementation of the project. 

Deputy Director General of the Kuwait Fund Hesham Al-Waqayan asserted to join hands in addressing arising issues during the implementation process of the project. 

The Kuwait Fund has provided around US$182.2 million for Viet Nam in launching 15 projects, focusing on such areas as transport and irrigation for difficulty-hit provinces. 

A number of projects came into operation such as Dau Tieng irrigation project, Van Dinh irrigation project, Dac Ta-Ngoc Linh highway and Phu Thong-Khang Ninh highway. 

By Thuy Dung 



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