Ho Chi Minh City

Netherlands to support HCMC in anti-flooding

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Permanent Vice Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee Le Thanh Liem on May 11 hosted a reception for Dutch Consul-General Carel Richter.

At the metting between Permanent Vice Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee Le Thanh Liem and Dutch Consul-General Carel Richter and experts.  (Photo: Sggp)

At the metting between Permanent Vice Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee Le Thanh Liem and Dutch Consul-General Carel Richter and experts. (Photo: Sggp)

The city leader highly appreciated research reports on public private partnership project in anti-flooding in HCMC by Dutch experts. Flood prevention is one of the sectors that have attracted most interest of the municipal government, Mr. Liem said.
The People’s Committee of the city will delegate the HCMC Steering Center of Urban Flood Control Program to coordinate with relevant departments to soon organize working sessions with Dutch experts.
The city’s authorities will also launch international seminars of public private partnership and flood prevention, hoping that Netherlands will support HCMC in key fields, especially anti- flooding, the city’s Vice Chairman added.
As his part, Dutch Consul-General Carel Richter said that besides studying anti-flooding solutions, Netherlands is seeking financial resources to implement flood prevention projects for areas of Ho Chi Minh City.

By HA DIU – Translated by Kim Khanh

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