British interest in urban rail projects City
During a working visit to HCMC 29-10 days, Lord Puttnam, Special Envoy of Commerce and British Culture in Vietnam, said the British government is very interested in urban rail projects marketing and expansion projects City Tan Son Nhat airport.
(Saigon Times Online) - During a working visit to HCMC 29-10 days, Lord Puttnam, Special Envoy of Commerce and British Culture in Vietnam, said the British government is very interested in urban rail projects marketing and expansion projects City Tan Son Nhat airport.
Mr. Puttnam and Nguyen Thi Hong intimate conversation after the meeting - Photo: Duc Tam
"We have a lot of experience in the construction of urban railways. We understand the challenges that urban rail projects encounter. We want to become a reliable partner of the City in the above projects, "Mr. Puttnam told Ms Nguyen Thi Hong, Vice Chairman of Hanoi People's Committee, in a meeting yesterday afternoon 29-10.
"Upon returning home after a visit to Vietnam, our Prime Minister, Mr David Cameron, has summoned the banks in London and suggest the best bank help for projects in public-private cooperation Vietnam. Anything we can help, please let us know, "he added Puttnam.
In response to his concerns Puttnam, Ms. Hong said she appreciated and fully trust in the technical competence of British companies in the construction of railway projects. However, Ms. Hong said that British companies should be interested to learn more than the situation of the City to have the appropriate program, the ability to cooperate will be higher.
"So how do we fully understand and respond to the request from the City?" Puttnam he asked.
Ms. Hong said, the city's projects are done through public bidding and transparency. British businesses can fully access this information. In addition, Ms. Hong also introduced Mr. Puttnam with representatives of the Department of Planning and Investment within the meeting for the two sides can exchange more detailed information. Also during this meeting, Ms. Hong expressed wish to get more cooperation with Britain on two industry sectors and education.