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Thursday, June 14, 2007

European Commission plans 160 million development package for Viet Nam

A pledge of 160 million Euro has been designated to aid in the implementation of the Socio-Economic Development Plan for Viet Nam, Vietnam Economic Times reported Wednesday.

Tuesday marked the signing of a memorandum of understanding between Vo Hong Phuc, the Minister of Planning and Investment, and Ambassador Markus Cornaro, Head of the European Commission Delegation in Viet Nam.

Part of a larger 304 million Euro plan, the funds seek to aid in the attainment of the Millennium Development Goals by 2010, with a key aspect being the continued development of health services for the poorest and most rural regions of Viet Nam.

For the full article, click here.

For more information on the European Commission Delegation in Viet Nam, click here.

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