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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed to provide financial support for a project to develop urban green areas in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue.

The prADB helps Thua Thien-Hue develop green urban areasoject, part of ADB’s “Green Cities: A Sustainable Future in Southeast Asia” initiative, will focus on protecting the environment, promoting sustainable economic growth, and ensuring value-life balance.

Under the bank’s assistance, green economic zones will be developed together with increasingly improved standard of living.

ADB selected Thua Thien-Hue as one of its aid recipients, with a view to upgrading infrastructure and adapting to climate change.

Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Van Cao affirmed that Thua Thien-Hue is striving to become an ecological city which targets a green economy, an effective use of energy and other natural resources, and an environmentally friendly lifestyle.

So far, ADB has funded 16 projects worth US$123 million in the province, mostly on environmental protection, technology transfer, and capacity building.

Currently, Thua Thien-Hue is implementing projects on biodiversity conservation, tourism development, and water supply.

(VOV)

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