Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has agreed to a draft protocol between the Vietnamese and Luxembourg Governments that will be relating to a project on local development and adaptation to climate change impacts in central Thua Thien-Hue province.

Accordingly, the Vietnamese Government has assigned the Ministry of Planning and Investment to ink the protocol with the Luxembourg side.

The project, worth a total of 10 million EUR (13.7 million USD) with 8 million EUR coming from the Luxembourg Government, will be implemented in communes lying along the coast and in and around lagoons in Quang Dien, Phu Vang and Phu Loc districts.

Since 1998, Luxembourg has granted a remarkable sum of non-refundable aid to the central province’s poverty reduction, health care, education and socio-economic development programmes.

There included a project providing equipment to the Hue Central Hospital and Hue Medical University worth 1 million EUR, a 4.7 million EUR project on rural development in Quang Dien district and the one on the establishment of a tourism school worth nearly 32 billion VND.-VNA