ADB to supports VN in sustainable development, infrastructure, environment

May 26, 2016 | 10:59
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PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc expected that Mr. Eric Sidgwick and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) representative office in Viet Nam will work for enhanced Viet Nam-ADB relations in the coming time.  
Photo: VGP/Quang Hieu

The PM made that statement at his reception for ADB Country Director for Viet Nam Eric Sidgwick on May 25.

He hoped that Mr. Eric Sidgwick, with his experience and renowned competence in macro-economic stabilization and economic restructuring, will provide realistic consultancy and help Viet Nam in devising and realizing sustainable policies.

The Vietnamese Government will continue stabilizing the macro-economy, controlling inflation, accelerating growth, enhancing the development of the private sector, upgrading the infrastructure and responding to climate change, the PM asserted, asking for the assistance from the ADB to assist Viet Nam in overcoming difficulties and challenges.

The Government advocates the ADB’s Strategy 2030 to support member countries to address issues related to poverty, imbalanced development and climate change, he said.

Viet Nam has been highly appraised by the international community for its socio-economic development over recent years, said Mr. Eric Sidgwick, announcing that the ADB is launching programs in Viet Nam in such areas as sustainable development, infrastructure, environment and climate change.

The two sides talked about activities to celebrate the 50thfounding anniversary of ADB (December 19, 1966) and the 20thanniversary of the establishment of ADB representative office in Viet Nam (December 19, 1996) as well as the future visit of the ADB President to Viet Nam.


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