|Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh, Deputy Minister of National Defense of Vietnam and US Ambassador to Vietnam Daniel Kritenbrink attend the event. (Photo: plo.vn)
The US Agency for International Development (USAID) committed 65 million USD for this project over the next five years to ensure people with disabilities have opportunities to integrate into the society and improve their quality of life.
USAID and its Vietnamese partner the National Action Centre for Toxic Chemicals and Environmental Treatment (NACCET) also signed a protocol on orientations of future communications coordination to overcome the consequences of war.
At the ceremony, Vietnam and the US announced initial results of the Project on Dioxin Contamination Treatment at Bien Hoa Airport, Dong Nai Province.
According to the report, in the past year, 1,134 cubic meters of dioxin-contaminated mud and soil were removed from the lake area in the public park of Bien Hoa city.