|Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc meets World Bank Vice President for the East Asia and Pacific Victoria Kwakwa. — VNA/VNS Photo|
ĐÀ NẴNG — Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc had a meeting with World Bank (WB) Vice President for the East Asia and Pacific Victoria Kwakwa on Tuesday on the sidelines of the ongoing APEC Economic Leaders’ Week in the central city of Đà Nẵng.
Highlighting the effective cooperation between Việt Nam and the World Bank over the past years, the PM noted that in its Việt Nam 2035 Report released in 2016, the WB gave positive assessments of Việt Nam in finance and other fields.
Victoria Kwakwa expressed her delight to come back to Việt
The year of 2017 marked 20 years of the economic recession in 1997, she noted, saying that she hoped Việt
Amidst the high demand of capital for infrastructure development of Việt
The WB was also ready to assist Việt
Lauding Kwakwa’s suggestion, PM Phúc said that Việt Nam had set the public debt ceiling of lower than 65 per cent of the GDP, adding this was a tough goal requiring the country to boost GDP growth and choose to invest in practical important projects. He also stressed the need to apply the PPP model, calling the WB to co-operate in building institutional grounds to improve the effectiveness of the mechanism.
The PM stressed that the bank’s Country Partnership Framework in the 2017-22 period was important to shape cooperation between Việt
Highlighting the significance of mitigating climate change impacts, especially in the Mekong Delta region, the Government leader said he hoped the WB would assist Việt