Flooding in HCM City (Illustrative photo: VNA)

HCM City (VNA) – French-based VINCI Construction has shown intention to invest in join infrastructure development in Ho Chi Minh City, particularly in building metros and flooding prevention works as well as turning waste into energy.

VINCI Construction Chairman Jerome Stubler expressed the wish at his meeting with Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong in the southern hub on October 5.

The company is also interested in housing development and the construction of high-rises, Stumbler said at the working session.

Phong affirmed that Ho Chi Minh City welcomes VINCI Construction’s investment in these sectors, adding that local authorities will create the best possible conditions for the group as well as other French investors.

VINCI Construction has operated in Vietnam for more than 20 years. In 2014, it signed a two-year contract with the Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology on a training programme in advanced technologies in civil engineering.-VNA