Japan helps Vietnam cope with natural disasters

22:03, June 30, 2010      

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Japan agreed here on Wednesday to provide Vietnam with a program worth 22 million U.S. dollars to improve the country's capacity in coping with natural disaster caused by climate change.

Exchange of notes for this agreement was signed here on Wednesday by Japanese Ambassador to Vietnam Mitsuo Sakaba and Vietnamese Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment Pham Khoi Nguyen.

The program is part of Japan's non-refundable aid for Vietnam in helping the country deal with natural disaster by collecting accurate and timely meteorological information.

At the signing ceremony, Japanese Ambassador to Vietnam Mitsuo Sakaba said the program will contribute to developing bilateral strategic partnership between Vietnam and Japan.

Source:Xinhua

(Editor:黄蓓蓓)

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