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Date 29/06/2020-16:17:00 PM
Minister Nguyen Chi Dzung received and presented Country Director of the World Bank in Vietnam with the Achievement Award
(MPI)-On June 29th, 2020, at the head office of the Ministry of Planning and Investment, Minister Nguyen Chi Dzung received and presented Country Director of the World Bank (WB) in Vietnam Ousmane Dione with the Achievement Award "For the Career of Planning and Investment in Vietnam".
Panorama of the meeting. Photo: MPI

Speaking at the meeting, Minister Nguyen Chi Dzung appreciated the contributions of Mr. Ousmane Dione during his tenure and congratulated him on his successful completion of duty in Vietnam and wished him to continue success on the new task. He also highly valued WB’s support for Vietnam, especially in terms of building policies and strategies as well as implementing specific projects.

Speaking at the meeting, Mr. Ousmane Dione thanked the Ministry of Planning and Investment for closely and efficiently working with the WB in the past period, especially in the context of Vietnam moving from the list of receiving IDA fund to the IBRD fund.

Mr. Ousmane Dione said that the upcoming socio-economic development plan and strategy would play an important role in the development of Vietnam. Vietnam's GDP growth though positive remains the lowest growth in the last 3 decades. Therefore, in the coming time, Vietnam should continue to find solutions to develop faster. In relation to the current maritime and coastal economies of Vietnam, Mr. Ousmane Dione found that Resolution No. 36-NQ/TW dated October 22nd, 2018 adopted at the 8th meeting of the 12th Party Central Executive Committee on the strategy of sustainable development of the maritime economy of Vietnam in the year 2030, towards 2045 had proposed a very clear vision and strategy for the development of Vietnam's maritime and coastal economies in the coming time. In order to achieve this strategy, Vietnam has to prepare integrated and aggregated planning. In 2020, WB is building a report with the subject of "How to develop Vietnam’s Sea Economy" and eager to receive a close coordination of the Ministry of Planning and Investment in the report composition.

Mr. Ousmane Dione also mentioned about the Mekong Delta Regional Development Agenda, which includes the implementation of Resolution No. 120/NQ-CP dated November 17th, 2017 by the Government on Sustainable Development of the Mekong Delta region in response to climate change, as well as the construction of the master plan, the way to put the policy into implementation in order to make changes to the region.

Mr. Ousmane Dione thanked the colleagues of the Ministry of Planning and Investment who had worked closely with the WB to bring about the list of programs and projects that should be prepared for the fiscal year 2021 and believed that the two sides would continue to work closely together to achieve high efficiency.

Minister Nguyen Chi Dzung thanked the shared information by Mr. Ousmane Dione and said that, Vietnam had many opportunities to "take off", opportunities from the shift of investment waves, the 4th Industrial Revolution, the gold population structure, etc. besides the difficulties and challenges. Regarding cooperation between the Ministry of Planning and Investment and WB in the coming time, the Minister said that the two sides should continue to coordinate, strengthen the cooperation of future projects in association with the socio-economic development plan and strategy of Vietnam in the next time, especially the Mekong Delta projects. He also affirmed to continue close collaboration with the WB to develop policies as well as to implement the project efficiently.

Minister Nguyen Chi Dzung presented the Achievement Award "For the Career of Planning and Investment in Vietnam" to Mr. Ousmane Dione. Photo: MPI

To recognize the achievements in the process of building and developing Vietnam's planning and investment sector, Minister Nguyen Chi Dzung presented the Achievement Award "For the Career of Planning and Investment in Vietnam" to Mr. Ousmane Dione./.


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