HCMC approves hire of pumping machines to cope with street flooding

SGGP
Deputy chairman of HCMC People’s Committee Tran Vinh Tuyen has approved the hire of giant pumping machines to cope with flooding at Nguyen Huu Canh street, District 1 in accordance with conclusions by the standing board of the city’s Party Committee and People’s Committee.

The pumping machine system in Nguyen Huu Canh street (Photo: SGGP)

The pumping machine system in Nguyen Huu Canh street (Photo: SGGP)

According to an announcement from HCMC People’s Committee Office on November 15, the city approved Steering Center for Urban Flood Control Program to hire the pumping system from Quang Trung Industry Joint Stock Company at the price of nearly VND10 billion (US$429,000) a year.
The center will use the city's maintenance fund this year to pay the rents. The Department of Finance, State Treasury in HCMC and the Department of Transport are responsible for guiding the center to do procedures to make payments according to current regulations.

By QUOC HUNG –Translated by Hai Mien

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