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WB supports coastal cities environmental sanitation project

(11:29:49 AM 12/11/2014)
(Tinmoitruong.vn) - In Nha Trang, the World Bank (WB) in collaboration with the Ministry of Planning and Investment, the People's Committee of Khanh Hoa Province held a conference to review and evaluate the implementation of coastal cities environmental sanitation project funded by the World Bank.

WB supports coastal cities environmental sanitation project

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The coastal cities environmental sanitation project in Dong Hoi (Quang Binh province), Quy Nhon (Binh Dinh province) and Nha Trang (Khanh Hoa province) with total investment of US$ 248.9 million has approved in December 2006. The project has six components including flood control, wastewater collection and construction of wastewater treatment plants, solid waste management, resettlement and land clearance compensation, school sanitation and strengthening capacity to support project implementation. According to Mr. Le Duy Hung, representative of the World Bank in Vietnam, the progress of project implementation in all three cities are in good quality.


Speaking at the conference, Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung appreciated the project implementation and stressed the need to maintain and promote the sustainable performance of the project.


The provincial leaders also confirmed that the project has contributed significantly to improving the environment in the cities and promoting socio-economic development and tourist attraction. At the same time, people’s awareness about the environment have been raised. At the conference, the three provinces which are involved in the project have proposed World Bank an additional US $ 119 million to implement the expanded sewers system, wastewater treatment plants and landfill.

K. Linh
KHÔNG XẢ RÁC BỪA BÃI

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