More aid pledged to Dak Lak’s economic development

10:15 | 14/06/2016 Economy- Society

Representatives from foreign enterprises and organisations have committed to providing more official development assistance (ODA) and non-governmental aid for the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak in the time ahead.

More aid pledged to Dak Lak’s economic development

Foreign enterprises and organisations show their interests in providing more ODA to Dak Lak - Photo: dangcongsan

Addressing a conference in the locality on June 9, they promised to help Dak Lak deal with natural disasters and resume production, promote investment in the sectors of the province’s strength.

Foreign firms said they continue exploring investment opportunities in agriculture, infrastructure development, electricity, energy, education and health care in Dak Lak.

Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Y Dham Enuol appreciated non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and businesses for their recent assistance, and affirmed to facilitate businesses’ operations.

As many as 92 projects valued at 500 million USD, mostly ODA and foreign direct investment ones, are being implemented in Dak Lak, mainly in infrastructure development, agriculture, education, irrigation, environmental protection, and agro-forestry-fishery processing.

Dak Lak has so far received 99 aid packages worth 21.6 million USD from NGOs in the fields of health care, education, agriculture and community support, with many of them proving effective, helping improve living conditions for the locals.

The province is calling for ODA in environmental protection, irrigation and transport infrastructure, education, sustainable development support, and climate change adaptation.

It expects to attract FDI projects in agro-forestry-fishery development, bio-technology application, expansion of large-scale specialised cultivation areas, and tourism./.

 

Source: VNA

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