The Prime Minister has approved Official Development Assistance (ODA) loans to finance their international supervision-consultancy services for six projects on water supply and solid waste and wastewater treatment.

The projects are benefiting from a lending agreement covering phase II of the Norway/KfW mixed credit programme.

Accordingly, over 544,000 EUR (574,600 USD) will be used for the 47-month supervision-consultancy services for the construction of a drainage system in Cao Lanh city in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap.

Around 210,000 EUR (221,800 USD) and 389,000 EUR (410,900 USD) will be provided for the 24-month and 36-month supervision-consultancy contracts for drainage network upgrades in Dien Bien city in northern Dien Bien province and Thai Binh city in northern Thai Binh province, respectively.

Meanwhile, the 42-month supervision-consultancy for the upgrades to drainage and water treatment systems in Quang Tri town in central Quang Tri province will receive 474,000 EUR (500,700 USD).

The supervision-consultancy service for the construction of a solid waste treatment plant in the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang and a waste water treatment plant at Thuy Van Industrial Zone in northern Phu Tho province will be facilitated through ODA funds of about 304,000 EUR (321,100 USD) and 275,000 EUR (290,400 USD), respectively, over 28-30 months.-VNA