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Japan to help Da Nang improve ports, build metro

Update: September, 14/2012 - 10:47

DA NANG (VNS)— Representatives from the Japan Transport Co-operation Association (JTCA) and Marubeni Corporation proposed a plan to improve and develop the central city of Da Nang's ports and metro system, respectively.

Meeting with the city's administration on Wednesday, JTCA's representative Tetsuo Yoshida proposed a plan for improving the cargo demand capacity of Da Nang port and enable it to receive passenger ships in the future.

The central city has finalised its Master Plan on the future transport and infrastructure development in 2020-30, of which a metro system is the top priority.

In a meeting with the city's administration, the Japan International Co-operation Agency (JICA) Viet Nam said it would help improve the city's Lien Chieu water supply plant and Tien Sa port with funds totaling US$86 million from the Asia Development Bank.-VNS

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