The National Center for Hydro Meteorological Forecasting said water levels in Mekong River are forecast to peak at 4.6m – 4.8m at Tan Chau Station, 4.1m to 4.3m at Chau Doc Station, warning level two and three.
Due to the week-long heavy rains accompanied by the Sepien Senamnoy dam collapse in Laos’ Attapeu province caused floodwaters in the upper section of the Mekong River are coming earlier and higher than previous years.
The Department of Industry and Trade of Dong Thap Province in the Mekong delta and its counterparts in Ho Chi Minh City co-held a seminar on “Building and developing traceable major agro-products chains”.
The Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap, the largest mango producer in the region with 9,200 hectares of mangos and a annual output of nearly 100,000 tonnes, is working to turn mango into a sustainable hard currency earner by 2020.
General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong visited the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap on April 13-14 to inspect its socio-economic performance and Party and political system building.