Workshop on policy development on water sector

On March 1, 2019 at Thu Dau Mot City, Binh Duong Province, the workshop on “Policy Development on Water Sector: Opportunities, Challenges and Recommendations” was held by Vietnam Water Supply and Sewerage Association (VWSA), with the support of the “Developing water supply and sanitation sector in Vietnam through new partnerships” Project in cooperation with the Finnish Water Forum.

387 delegates attended the workshop from various ministries, sectors, associations, VWSA&;s members, leaders of Binh Duong Province&;s People's Committee and other provincial departments, and international organizations.

VWSA&;s Leadersand other delegates discussed on the results and lessons learned from the process of equitization; renewing the mechanism of water price; system of regulations and standards for water supply, sewerage and drainage in Vietnam; strategic business development framework for the companies in water sector...

The contents of the discussion were rich and informative, the solutions were quite feasible and synchronous. Presentations of international delegates made clearer about capital mobilization, and experiences in water resource management and protection.

The delegates appreciated the workshop topic, which brought topicality, feasible proposals and useful contents to create the fundamental to develop business. The delegates requested VWSA to gather reports and propose to the authorities to consider and support the companies. 

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