Japan helps improve VN’s road maintenance

10:36 | 06/11/2014

VGP – The Ministry of Transport and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) on November 5 signed a Record of discussion on the project for capacity enhancement in road maintenance phase 2.

Photo: VGP/Huy Thang

The project aims to help the Directorate for Roads of Viet Nam (DRVN) to improve road management system and enhance the supervision and maintenance of roads.

Besides, the JICA will provide special equipment and materials for launching the project.

Ealier, JICA has conducted project phase I from September 2011 to March 2014 to support DRVN to enhance their road maintenance and management capacity through the establishment of road asset management database, develop road management based on the customization of Kyoto model to fit local conditions in Viet Nam, among others.

By Thuy Dung