World Bank continuing to support city's progress

posted Jun 28, 2015, 2:30 AM by Danang Beach
On Thursday, Da Nang People’s Committee Chairman Huynh Duc Tho played host to the Director of the World Bank (WB) in Viet Nam, Mrs Victoria Kwakwa.

Director Kwakwa vowed that WB would continue its support for the city’s sustainable development projects in order to make Da Nang a green and environmentally-friendly city.  These projects include the Hoa Xuan and Son Tra waste water treatment plants and the Bus Rapid Transit system. 

Director Kwakwa and Chairman Tho

She said that the city’s WB-funded projects were being implemented on schedule, and remarked that Da Nang is one of WB’s comprehensive strategic partners. 

In reply, Chairman Tho said he would like WB to lend an additional 100 million USD for some other local projects.  These include raising the capacity of the Hoa Xuan waste water treatment plant to 60,000m3 per day, the building of the My An drainage system, and the upgrading of the Yen The and Bac Son canals.

(Source: Danang Today)