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Hanoi (VNA) – The Japanese government will provide over 320,000 USD in official development assistance for five projects in transport and health care in southern localities, according to Nhan Dan newspaper.

Documents on the non-refundable aid were signed in Ho Chi Minh City on December 16 by representatives from the Japanese Consulate General in the city and beneficiary districts.

The sum will be allocated to the construction of six rural bridges in Cau Ke district of Tra Vinh province and Tan Tru district of Long An province, a road section in Krong No district of Dak Nong province, and the provision of medical equipment for Bu Gia Map district’s general hospital in Binh Phuoc province and ambulances for Tan Thanh district in Long An province.

From 1995 to late 2014, the Japanese government provided aid worth more than 12.2 million USD for 153 projects in 26 southern provinces and cities.-VNA