Vietnamese Deputy PM addresses conference on anti-corruption initiative

 Deputy PM Truong Hoa Binh delivered a keynote speech at a high-level session of the 10th Regional Conference of the Anti-Corruption Initiative for Asia-Pacific in Hanoi on December 6.

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In his speech, Binh said Vietnam considersinfrastructure building as one of the three strategic breakthroughs to turnitself into a modern-oriented industrialised nation.

To such end, he said Vietnam willfocus on four tasks, including fine-tuning laws and policies, effectively usingresources for infrastructure development, especially in land, construction,investment, construction, investment, bidding; pooling non-State resources forinfrastructure development, especially in the form of public-private partnership;prioritising investment in national defence-security or projects that fail tocall for investment; and building a supervision mechanism for the process.

According to the Deputy PM,Vietnam has taken drastic actions to build a constructive and action-orientedgovernment in the spirit of “leaving no one behind”.

Over the past years, Vietnameseministries and agencies have cut over 3,400 out of nearly 6,200 businessrequirements, saved 893.9 billion VND (38.86 million USD) each year, Binh said.

He assigned the VietnameseGovernment Inspectorate, ministries, agencies to continue working closely withthe Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the AsianDevelopment Bank (ADB) and member countries and territories of the Anti-CorruptionInitiative for Asia-Pacific to collect suggestions at the event, towards improvinginvestment efficiency, and dealing with corruption and bribery ininfrastructure projects.

Earlier, the business integrity meeting,the third meeting of the Public Integrity Network, and the 23rd meeting of the initiative’s executive board were also held.

The four-day conference,co-organised by the Vietnamese Government Inspectorate, OECD and ADB, alsowrapped up the same day./.VNA

 
 

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