Vietnam spends US$3 billion on irrigation construction works

Vietnam spends US$3 billion on irrigation construction works

The country has mobilized nearly VND70 trillion (US$3 billion) to build irrigation construction in countryside districts for 10 years, said the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development at a yesterday meeting to review 10-year implementation of irrigation works in the government’s new rural plan.

Deputy Chairman Tran Vinh Tuyen (Photo: SGGP)

District gov'ts put down canal encroachment

Deputy Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh People’s Committee Tran Vinh Tuyen asked relevant agencies to completely ban canal encroachment narrowing of water flows; subsequently leading to inundation.