In the morning of April 6, the delegation of the Kingdom of Belgium Embassy in Vietnam and the representative of the company developing the drainage and drinking water networks Sodraep led by Jehanne Roccas had a working session in Thai Nguyen to find Understanding the implementation of the WW & D Project in the South of Thai Nguyen City. Welcoming and working with the delegation was Mr. Nhu Van Tam, Member of the Standing Committee of the Provincial Party Committee, Standing Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee; Representatives of some relevant departments.

At the meeting, Mr. Nhu Van Tam thanked the Belgian Embassy for his assistance in helping Thai Nguyen to invest in the project of sewerage and wastewater treatment project in Thai Nguyen City and proposed the Royal Thai Embassy continue to help the province in implementing the project. At the same time, it is committed to create the most favorable conditions for the project to be implemented soon, bringing practical effects to the people of the city, contributing to promoting the socio-economic development in the locality.

Ms. Jehanne Roccas - The Belgian Embassy in Vietnam highly appreciated the positive efforts of the province in promoting the project. She also expected the project to be started and completed in 42 months in accordance with the terms of the signed contract. Representatives of the company developing water drainage and clean water networks Sodraep, Belgium also confirmed that the project will be successful and bring many benefits to people in the affected area.

The drainage and wastewater treatment project in the southern part of Thai Nguyen has a total investment of nearly 439 billion VND, of which the Belgian ODA is over 252 billion VND, the rest is the budget of the State budget. country. This project will be implemented in 7 southern wards of the city with the capacity of 8,000 m3/ day. Equipment of wastewater treatment technology is European standards, modern technology processing line. The project will contribute to the construction of drainage and wastewater treatment systems in the northern and southern parts of the city, while contributing to environmental protection. The Sodraep Drainage and Sewerage Development Network, Belgium was selected as the consultant, supply and installation contractor of the project. Accordingly, at the end of 2015, the contract signing ceremony of the package "Consultancy, supply and installation of equipment" between Thai Nguyen Urban Water Supply and Drainage Company and the Network Development Company drainage and clean water Sodraep, Kingdom of Belgium has been taking place. At this time, the project is being submitted to competent authorities for additional appraisal of the medium-term public investment plan 2016-2020 and allocating capital in the development investment expenditure from 2018.                                                  

Phuong Thom