French-sponsored bus route opens in Ha Noi

17:34 | 01/07/2014

VGP –  A bus lane in Ha Noi’s Yen Phu Road, sponsored by the Ile De France region of France, was inaugurated on June 30.

The 1.6km long and 7.5 metre wide lane links Long Bien interchange and Thanh Nien road.

At the launch ceremony, Ha Noi’s Transport Department Deputy Director Nguyen Hoang Linh appreciated Ile-de-France province’s funding of the project.

“The project marks a turning point in the friendship and cooperation between Ha Noi and Ile-de-France,” he said.

Vice Chairman of the Ha Noi People’s Committee, Nguyen Quoc Hung said that in the bilateral cooperation framework, Ha Noi and Ile de France have agreed to share experience and improve capacity in planning and urban management.

The transport department was assigned to build another bus interchange in Hoang Quoc Viet street and implement several transport projects within the Viet Nam-France partnership.
                                                                                                                                By Ngoc Van