Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has applauded contributions of the US Agency for International Development (USAID) to Vietnam’s socio-economic development as well as national management.
Deputy Prime Minister Vuong
Dinh Hue (R) and USAID Director Michael Greene (Source: VNA)
At a reception for Michael Greene, USAID Director, in Hanoi on December 7, the
Deputy PM highlighted the agency’s humanitarian aid to Vietnamese Agent Orange
(AO)/dioxin victims and dioxin remediation in the country, along with its
projects on HIV/AIDS prevention, climate change response and settlement of
natural disaster and post-war consequences.
Michael Greene said the USAID has cooperated with Vietnam for many years,
through projects that provide technical support in the fields of national
management and economic development.
The agency is designing two projects worth more than 50 million USD in
non-refundable aid, aiming to help Vietnam implement a programme on trade
facilitation and supporting Vietnamese small-and medium-sized enterprises
(SMEs) to participate in the global supply chain, he noted.
In this regard, Deputy PM Hue stressed the Vietnamese Government’s consistent
policy of strongly improving the domestic business environment, which has
jumped 23 places over the past two years.
He urged experts and officials of the USAID to team up with officials of the
Vietnamese Ministry of Finance to identify contents of the USAID-funded
The Vietnamese Government also wishes to promote the private economic sector,
connect SMEs together as well as Vietnamese firms with their foreign
counterparts, Hue said.
He said the Ministry of Planning and Investment will be assigned to develop a
framework for the aforementioned project.
The projects selected by the USAID are suitable with Vietnam’s current needs,
Hue said, adding that the Vietnamese Government welcomes and will assign
relevant ministries and agencies to implement the project effectively.
(HBO) – As of August 7, all Party organisations under the Party Committee of Hoa Binh province successfully organised Party congresses for the 2020-2025 tenure, meeting requirements set in the Politburo’s Directive No. 35-CT/TW and the province’s guidelines on all-level Party congresses, towards the 17th provincial Party Congress, and the 13th National Party Congress.
(HBO) – On the occasion of the Independence Festival, leaders of Hoa Binh province on September 2 visited and extended greetings to residents in Tan My commune and Vu Ban township of Lac Son district, along with Thinh Lang ward of Hoa Binh city.
(HBO) - joining the whole nation, people of all ethnic groups in northern Hoa Binh province are celebrating 75 years since the August Revolution and the 75th National Day (September 2).
(HBO) – Vice Secretary of the Hoa Binh provincial Party’s Committee and Chairman of the provincial People’s Council Tran Dang Ninh on August 27 led a delegation to visit Muong Diem and Tu Ly-Hien Luong revolutionary bases in Da Bac district on the occasion of the 75th National Day (Sept. 2).
(HBO) – Member of the Party Central Committee and Secretary of the Hoa Binh Party Committee Bui Van Tinh on August 28 chaired a meeting of the provincial Party Committee on the decentralisation of socio-economic management in the locality and the implementation of sustainable poverty reduction scheme to 2020 with orientation to 2030, among others.
(HBO) - On the occasion of 75th National Day, Hoa Binh province’s working delegation led by permanent Vice Secretary of the provincial Party Committee and Chairman of the People’s Council Tran Dang Ninh visited and presented gifts to veteran revolutionaries in Hoa Binh city.