HA NOI — Viet Nam and the United Nations signed a new plan that carries budget of US$480 million for the 2012-16 period in Ha Noi yesterday.
Signing the agreement were Vietnamese Minister of Planning and Investment Bui Quang Vinh and representatives from 16 UN organisations and the International Organisation for Migration.
The plan is designed to assist the Vietnamese Government to achieve sustainable growth and equality for all, access to key services and social protection, while enhancing public governance.
Addressing the ceremony, Vinh said the plan aimed to effectively utilise UN official development assistance for national socio-economic development. — VNS