Tuesday, March 29, 2005

Denmark pledges $60 million in aid

Danish Under Secretary of State for Bilateral Affairs Ib Peterson pledged his country will grant more than $60 million in non-refundable aid to Vietnam for the 2006-2010 period, during a high-level conference with Vietnam in Hanoi recently. Denmark advised Vietnam to focus its efforts on reducing poverty in the ethnic communities. The two sides also discussed environmental protection, anti-corruption efforts and human rights. (VNA, Thanhniennews.com, March 26).


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