Former Deputy Minister Receives JICA Award

Former Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Cao Viet Sinh was granted the Japan International Agency (JICA) Contribution Award on January 23.

Former Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Cao Viet Sinh receives the honour (Photo: VNA)

This award honors his contributions to Vietnam-Japan relations.

JICA Vietnam Chief Representative Mori Mutsuya and fellow sponsors highly appreciated Mr. Sinh’s strong negotiation skills and coordination.

JICA’s Contribution Award is offered to local and foreign individuals and organizations to recognize outstanding contribution to JICA activities. This year’s award was granted to 10 representatives of 6 countries.

Japan is currently the largest bilateral Official Development Assistance (ODA) donor in Vietnam.  Japanese companies have invested about US$37 billion for over 2,000 projects in Vietnam.

By Anh Phuong – Translated by Kim Khanh

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