A workshop on the Capacity Development Technical Assistance project (CDTA 7725-VIE) preparing socio-economic development plans was held in Hanoi on April 16.

The project covers public investment, database and information management, and management agency capacity improvement based on the 2011-2015 socio-economic achievements.

Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Dao Quang Thu said the project also introduces a handbook guiding the application of appraisal criteria and the ranking of public investment projects on a macro scale.

Participants talked preparations for public investment in-depth and reviewed several successful models in investment, healthcare, education, tourism and the environment.

They also looked into how to increase the involvement of the private sector in State-funded projects and improve their overall quality.

The event was co-hosted by the Ministry of Planning and Investment and the Asian Development Bank.-VNA