Wed. Feb 28th, 2024

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed to support the project
“Green city: Sustainable future of Southeast Asia ” in central Thua
Thien-Hue province, said Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee
Nguyen Van Cao.

The “green city” initiative,
covering environmental protection, sustainable economic development and
balanced quality of life, will be applied in Thua Thien Hue until
2020 with focus on infrastructure and climate change.

The chairman affirmed that the province will develop green economic
sectors, promote the economical and efficient use of energy and natural
resources as well as environmentally-friendly lifestyle among its
residents.

The ADB has so far sponsored 16 projects
worth a total of approximately 123 million USD in Thua Thien Hue in
many fields, particularly in environmental and natural resource
protection, human resource development, technology transfer and research
capacity enhancement.

Presently, the
province is implementing several projects supported by the bank, such as
the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) biodiversity conservation
corridor – phase 2, a sustainable tourism development and a water supply
project.-VNA

By vivian