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Vietnam Ask Japan to Assists Infrastructure Development

by Sebastianus Epifany Friday, November 18, 2016 - 11:53

JAKARTA - Vietnam formally requested Japanese assistance to develops the infrastructure. This is discussed through direct meetings in the framework of working visit of Deputy Prime Minister of Vietnam, Trinh Dinh Dung together with the Head of the Cabinet Office of Japan, Yoshihide Suga. Not only that, the working session was also done by Trinh Dinh Dung with the Minister of Economy, Trade, and Industry of Japan, Hiroshige Seko and the Minister of Transportation, Infrastructure, Land and Tourism, Keiichi Ishii a few days ago (11/15/16).

As reported from, in the meeting, Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung requested Japan committed to providing official aid capital resources from the outside, including a package of grants and loans of capital priorities (ODA) for Vietnam in the fields of energy, helping Vietnam develop supporting industries, as well as deploying a project development based on large-scale infrastructure investment with national focus.

Trinh Dinh Dung also asked Japan in order to help educate high-quality human resources to serve socio-economic development, pay attention to human resource development in the field of construction, transportation and sharing management experience, run the railroad express system and urban railways.

In response,  the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan and the Minister of Transportation, Infrastructure, Land and Tourism confirms continuing to coordinate closely with Vietnam to strengthen intensive and extensive strategic partnership in all fields for both nations, especially in the field of potential possessed by two parties, such as investment, infrastructure development and energy.

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