Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved a Japanese-funded technical support project to improve the working capacity of management boards of official development assistance projects in Vietnam .

The Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction (JFPR) pledged 1.5 million USD in non-refundable aid through the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for the project, which will be carried out between 2015 and 2017.

The project aims to provide technical assistance for management boards at the provincial level, thus bettering the preparations for and implementation of ODA projects in the country.-VNA