The National Target Programme on New-style Rural Area Building for 2018 has achieved its set targets three months earlier than planned, said Nguyen Minh Tien, head of the programme’s Central Coordination Office.
The southernmost province of Ca Mau will strive to send 1,000 local labourers to work abroad during 2018-2020, heard a conference held in the locality on May 24.
Vietnam is taking active and drastic actions to enforce laws and policies on gender equality and achieve sustainable development goals, with a focus on rural areas, Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Doan Mau Diep affirmed.
Total investment capital from the State budget was estimated at more than VND29 trillion (US$1.27 billion) in the first two months of 2018, equivalent to 8.6% of the yearly plan.
At least 2,765 communes (equivalent to 31%) and 38 districts nationwide will be recognised as new-style rural areas by the end of 2017.
In 2016, the National Target Programme on Sustainable Poverty Reduction during 2016-2020 had lots of new content, requiring a new approach in poverty alleviation work.
Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung said that the ministry has proposed the Government issue a resolution on accelerating the disbursement of public investment capital.
The National Target Programme on New Rural Development (NTP-NRD) in Vietnam from 2011-2015 recorded stellar achievements, reported a conference to review the UN Joint Project to support the programme (UNJP/VIE/051/UNJ) in the northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh on January 12.
The Mekong Delta province of Ca Mau mobilised about VND24 trillion (US$1.1 billion) for building new-style rural areas from 2011-2015.
Vietnam and Saudi Arabia signed several credit agreements worth US$29 million through the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD).
(VOV) - For fiscal year 2015-2016, the total amount of Australian aid to Vietnam has been estimated at AUD89.6 million, including AUD58.4 million as direct bilateral assistance.
Vice Chairwoman of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee Truong Thi Ngoc Anh presided a meeting in Hanoi on December 29 to launch the front’s tasks on new style rural building for 2015.
Cancer remains a big challenge to Vietnam’s health sector although a national target programme on cancer prevention and control has been underway for the past several years.