The Lanh Ra reservoir project in Ninh Phuoc district of the central costal province of Ninh Thuan was inaugurated by the provincial People’s Committee and the Belgian Technical Cooperation (BTC) on December 10.

Total investment in the project is 7.75 million EUR, which includes non-refundable capital of 2.6 million EUR from the Belgian Government, and 1.59 million EUR of absolved foreign debt, and the rest from the State budget.

The project was signed in June 2006, with construction of the 14 million cubic meter reservoir beginning in November 2008.

The two-dam reservoir will provide water for over 1,000 hectares of agricultural land.-VNA