Yen Bai receives more aid after new agreement signed

The Swedish Government has agreed to provide 4.3 million USD in non-refundable aid to Yen Bai province’s anti-poverty project for the period 2003-08, reports the news agency VNA.
     An agreement on the aid package was signed Monday 13 October by Deputy Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Hoang Xuan Loc and Minister Counsellor Jan-Olov Agrell for the Swedish International Development Agency.      Other provinces in Vietnam receiving poverty reduction aid from Sweden are Ha Giang in the north and Quang Tri in the centre. The total amount allocated by Sweden to the three provinces is 37 million USD.

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