VIENTIANE (VNS)— Viet Nam 's Civil Engineering Construction Joint Stock Company has signed a contract to build seven bridges on National Highway 6A in the Lao northern province of Houaphan.
The company, which is an affiliate of the Ministry of Transport's Civil Engineering Construction Corporation No. 5, will build the bridges with US$5.3 million of funds granted by the World Bank.
The contract was signed on March 15 and on the same day, Chitchareun - a company operated by Overseas Vietnamese in Laos - and Houaphan Transport Department signed a contract to build road No. 3204 in the province with a further $52 million worth of investment.
Addressing the signing ceremony, Houaphan Party Secretary and Governor Khamhung Huongvongsi expressed his gratitude to the Party and Government of Viet Nam, the Civil Engineering Construction Joint Stock Company No. 525 and Chitchareun for their support in building important infrastructure projects in his province. — VNS