VN, France sign PPP assistance projects

08:42 | 23/07/2014

VGP – The French Technical Assistance Agency (Adetef), the French engineering group (Egis), and the Vietnamese Ministry of Planning and Investment (MoPI) on July 22 in Ha Noi inked a technical and development assistance contract to support the development of Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) model in Viet Nam.

The signing ceremony

Secretary of State for Foreign Trade, Tourism Promotion and French Nationals Abroad of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development Fleur Pellerin and Minister of Planning and Investment Bui Quang Vinh witnessed the signing.

Accordingly, the US$ 3.5 million contract, funded by the Asian Development Bank and the French Development Agency, will support the deployment of PPP form in infrastructure development projects.

Adetef and Egis are in charge of consulting the MoPI about strategy, regulations, finance, environmental and social issues./.

By Kim Anh