10/04/2015 09:42 GMT+7 Email Print Like 0

Party Economic Commission Head meets WB official

Hanoi, April 9 (VNA)- Head of the Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission Vuong Dinh Hue asked the World Bank to support the Commission in policymaking, especially national industry policy.

Hue made the request at his meeting with WB Country Director in Vietnam Victoria Kwakwa in Hanoi on April 9, where the two discussed their cooperation plans for the future.

He mentioned his agency’s plan to conduct studies in a number of fields, focusing on building policies for the national reform process; enterprise structure in the context of economic restructuring; regional economic development and regional linking; national industry and material industry development; industrialising agriculture and rural economic development strategy; and sustainable development.

He also called for the WB’s support for the Commission’s effort to improve the efficiency of mobilisation and management of development assistance sources and preferential loans, expressing his hope that the bank will share its research results in the aforementioned fields.

For her part, Kwakwa stated the WB will give priority to supporting the Commission in making national industry policy and that it is willing to share its experience in the fields.

She also reviewed Vietnam’s macro-economy and the bank’s plan to produce a Vietnam Report 2035, saying that the information shared by Hue is connected to the report.