Germany will provide many opportunities for Vietnam to borrow ODA in the fields of education – training and environment (water, resources) … This is the main content given at the Experience Sharing Workshop on the German ODA project in Vietnam, organized by the Academy of Construction and Urban Managers. The seminar has also attracted the attention of many ministries, departments, branches as well as localities across the country. The keynote speaker was Mr. Juergen Koppelin, a German politician, former Senator, member of the German Parliamentary Budget Committee and a sympathizer for Vietnam in particular and Southeast Asia in general… He was the one who signed the decision to sponsor many projects to support Vietnam such as renovating But Thap pagoda (Bac Ninh); Urban railway project in Ho Chi Minh City; Project to improve labor quality in the Mekong Delta …
During the seminar, Mr. Koppelin emphasized: “We will focus on the support in the field of education – training and environment (water, resources). But we don’t know what Vietnam needs, so you need to build an outline to get funding from us. ”
On this occasion, representatives of localities in Vietnam shared concerns about waste disposal, sludge, environmental protection … Representatives of Tam Ky City, Quang Nam said: Situation local floods in recent years are very serious, expect Germany to support the renovation of the ecological lake area, dredging the lake to improve the water source, associated with people’s livelihood.
Mr. Juergen Koppelin guided the Vietnamese side to understand and know how to access German ODA loans. He said: Recently, Vietnam suffered from the floods. Therefore, according to him, Vietnam should focus on projects to improve its capacity to cope with floods and storms. On behalf of the Academy, who held the seminar, Mr. Tran Huu Ha – Director of Academy of Construction and Urban Management (AMC) thanked Mr. Juergen Koppelin for sharing and Very helpful advice. AMC Academy is ready to be a bridge between international organizations and localities, Vietnamese businesses in urban development projects that cooperate with Germany is typical.