The central coastal province of Khanh Hoa pledged to ensure the effective operation of its new environmental facilities, which are currently still under construction with support from the World Bank, Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Le Duc Vinh said.

Vinh attended a meeting on October 2 with a delegation from the bank on the implementation of the WB-funded Coastal Cities Environment and Sanitation programme, which is running a project in Nha Trang City .

According to the delegation, the project is 96 percent complete, with 72.3 million USD out of the total 93.6 million USD disbursed so far.

The project in Nha Trang City has been carried out since 2007 and ends in October. Funds were used to construct a wastewater treatment plant, a landfill site, sewer systems and pump stations.-VNA