Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on February 11 met Jean-Luc Brial, Director for Asia and building and water works of French civil engineering Vinci Group, calling on the firm to continue investing in Vietnam .

At the meeting, Deputy PM Phuc spoke highly of the performance by Vinci Group and Vinci Construction Grands Projects in particular in Vietnam over the past years.

He lauded the projects in transport infrastructure, urban irrigation, waste water treatment and environmental protection that the group has implemented in Hanoi , Ho Chi Minh City , Ba Ria-Vung Tau and Thai Nguyen provinces.

For his part, Jean-Luc Brial said in the future, the group will compete for contracts of a number of transport infrastructure and urban water supply and drainage projects in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi .

Vinci has recently signed a memorandum of understanding with Vietnamese partners on the transfer of advanced technology in the field, enabling it to expand its investment in Vietnam .

As part of a lineage of 100-year-old companies whose names are associated with impressive achievements worldwide, Vinci Construction Grands Projects designs and builds major engineering structures like tunnels, bridges, dams, road and rail infrastructures as well as buildings.-VNA