Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung received ADB Country Director
PM Dung made this statement while receiving outgoing ADB Country Director Ayumi Konishi, in Hanoi on June 17.
ADB programmes and projects had made practical contributions to Viet Nam’s development in various fields, the Vietnamese PM said.
He affirmed the Vietnamese Government was ready to hold discussions with the ADB to clearly define a new official development assistance (ODA) cooperative plan.
The Vietnamese Government wanted to implement the public private partnership model to attract capital for infrastructure projects, he said, adding that Viet Nam wanted the ADB to continue assisting Viet Nam finalise a legal framework for the prompt development of the model.
The PM took the occasion to confirm that he would create conditions for new ADB Country Director Tomoyuki Kimura to fulfill his task in Viet Nam.
Konishi proposed both sides focus on promoting the disbursement rate and completing a legal framework for the public private partnership model.
The same day, Konishi was received by Politburo member and Minister-Director of the Government Office Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Since taking the office as ADB Country Director to Viet Nam on April 3, 2006, Konishi was in charge of ADB’s overall activities in Viet Nam. He proposed priorities for ADB’s assistance strategy for Viet Nam and compiled national assistance strategies to help Viet Nam, based on ADB information.
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