$14.6 million mobilized for building bridges in Mekong delta province

VND339 billion ($14.6 million) have been mobilized for building bridges in the Mekong delta province of An Giang after three year implementation of the program to call for social contribution to rural bridge construction, said a representative of the provincial Department of Transport at a yesterday meeting to review the program.

One of the bridge in Mekong delta  built from social contribution (Photo: SGGP)

One of the bridge in Mekong delta built from social contribution (Photo: SGGP)

According to the representative, local administrations and related agencies at all levels have collected more than $14.6 million to build 294 new bridges in rural districts with the length of 9,570 meters which have facilitated residents’ traveling demand and pushing up the province’s socioeconomic growth.
Deputy Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Le Van Nung praised organizations, enterprises and benefactors’ contribution to the program. He said from now to 2020, additional 197 bridges would be built in countryside areas.
To facilitate building bridge, local administrators should enhance mobilization of organizations and enterprises with the aim to make best use of social contribution, said Deputy Chairman Nung.

By NGOC AN - Translated by UYEN PHUONG

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