Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has signed a decision to set up a front steering committee to respond to Storm Molave, which is forecast to make landfall in the central and south-central regions, from Thua Thien-Hue south to Khanh Hoa province, later on October 27.
The Railway Project Management Board under the Ministry of Transport said that up to now, nearly 100 experts and personnel of the Chinese general contractor had came to the capital city of Hanoi to prepare for the trial operation of Cat Linh - Ha Dong urban railway system.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has ordered the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control and relevant ministries, agencies, and localities to keep a close watch on and outline preventive measures against storm Molave, which entered the East Sea on October 26.
Consecutive storms with heavy rains causing serious floods and landslides have hit the central region. As of October 24 evening, the natural disaster killed 119 lives, and left 21 others missing, destroyed thousands of houses and caused a big loss of property of local residents.
Vietnam always considers the US one of its most important partners and wishes to continue developing its comprehensive partnership with the country, especially in economic, trade, and investment cooperation, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has told US officials.