NZ Ambassador to Vietnam visits Binh Dinh

The New Zealand Ambassador to Vietnam Wendy Matthews expressed satisfaction with the success of New Zealand – funded projects in the central province of Binh Dinh during a meeting with the province’s Chairman Ho Quoc Dung on October 18.

The Ambassador Wendy Matthews is taking a photo with a farmer when visiting a garden under the NZ-funded safe vegetable project in Vinh Son commune of Vinh Thanh district. Photo courtesy of NZ Embassy in Vietnam

According to Chairman Dung, the projects have helped to improve the local farmers’ livelihood. The cooperation in the education sector has initially brought positive outcomes, which saw the launch of two training courses in Binh Dinh.

Ambassador Wendy Matthews said that the focus of upcoming projects in the province would be sustainable tourism.

The five-year New Zealand Aid Programme funded Binh Dinh safe vegetable project, which started in 2016, in An Nhon town and districts of Tuy Phuoc, Tay Son and Vinh Thanh.

During the 2015 – 2019 period, New Zealand’s medical experts have also provided training sessions and presented equipments to some clinics.


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