Mexico (VNA) – Deputy Minister of Transport Nguyen Ngoc Dong attended an Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) workshop on attracting private investment in road and railway transport infrastructure in Mexico on July 20.

The event attracted the participation of 30 officials and experts on management, bidding and policy consultancy from nine APEC economies: Mexico, the US, Canada, Chile, Thailand, Malaysia, Peru, Australia and Vietnam.

This was the second APEC workshop held in 2016 to increase the capacity of member economies on private –public partnerships (PPP).

Delegates delivered speeches on PPP projects in the transport field within the APEC region, while exchanging notes on challenges and policies to successfully implement PPP projects on road and railway infrastructure and urban transport.

They also shared experience in implementing road and railway projects, and lessons on sharing risks and legitimate interests between the State and the private sector.-VNA