Japanese underpin waste water project
HA NOI (VNS)— A waste water treatment system for seven districts in Ha Noi will be constructed with funding provided by the Japanese Government.
An agreement on the loan for the Yen Xa Wastewater Treatment System was signed between the Ha Noi People's Committee and representatives from Japanese International Co-operation Agency (JICA) on Friday in the capital.
The 66.7 billion Yen (US$740 million) project will be managed by the Ha Noi People's Committee. Investment capital includes 56.1 billion Yen ($623 million) in official development assistance and 10.6 billion Yen ($117 million) from the Vietnamese side.
The Yen Xa treatment facility will be built in Thanh Liet commune, Thanh Tri district, in an area of 13 hectares. It will treat waste water from 900,000 residents living in Ba Dinh, Dong Da, Thanh Xuan, Hoang Mai, Ha Dong, Thanh Tri and Tu Liem districts.
The system will be constructed between 2013 and 2020. — VNS