Photo contest on development of Greater Mekong Subregion
16:52 | 10/01/2018

VGP - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has launched a photo contest on Instagram to showcase the development progress in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) and manifest improvements in local people’s lives thanks to enhancement of cooperation and regional integration.

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The online photo contest is part of the 25th anniversary celebrations of the establishment of the GMS Program. 

GMS countries are Cambodia, China (specifically Yunnan province and Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region), Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Viet Nam.

ADB Principal Regional Cooperation Specialist and Unit Head of the GMS Program Nguyen Minh Cuong hoped that the contest will show the achievements of the regional cooperation and give a clear image of how it changed the lives of the people living along the Mekong after 25th anniversary of the establishment of the GMS. 

The Sixth GMS Summit of Leaders, with the theme "Leveraging on 25 Years of Cooperation, and Building a Sustainable, Integrated, and Prosperous GMS”, will be held from March 29th - 31st 2018 in Viet Nam.

Established in 1992 with support from ADB, the GMS Program helps the implementation of high priority subregional projects in transport, energy, telecommunications, environment, human resources development, tourism, trade, private sector investment, and agriculture.

By Thuy Dung 

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