Authorities of Hai Duong, Hai Phong, Nghe An and Yen Bai Provinces of Vietnam have provided assistance worth over 12.7 billion kip (over VND 35 billion) to Vientiane Province to support its development in education, health and transport fields.
Hai Duong’s support to Vientiane Province included financial support for the construction of a kindergarten school worth VND 6 billion and artificial insemination facilities at Vientiane – Hai Duong Centre to boost animal breeding in the province, and 32 scholarships, as well as the provision of lychee and longan varieties and cattle and pig breeds.
The support from Hai Phong Province included VND 2.5 billion for the construction of Chomcheng Secondary School and 48 scholarships.
The support from Nghe An Province included 50 scholarships.
Meanwhile Yen Bai Province’s assistance to Vientiane Province included VDN 5 billion grant for the construction of one first aid room, a laboratory, a medical examination room, a dormitory and gravity fed water facilities at Vang Vieng Ethnic Schools as well as 128 scholarships.
The donation by the Vietnamese side also included VND 22.3 billion from Vietnamese soldiers and USD100,000 from Golf Long Thành Company.