VIETNAM - Highlights of the Capacity Building in Finance Sector Project Third Steering Committee Meeting
On 8th May 2019 the Capacity Building in Finance Sector Project VIE/032 hosted its third Steering Committee (SC) meeting in Hanoi Vietnam. The meeting was chaired by the State Securities Commission (SSC) Chairman – Mr. Tran Van Dzung and co-chaired by Mr. Sam Schreiner – Chargé d’Affaires of the Embassy of Luxembourg in Vientiane. The meeting was attended by senior officials from the Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Planning and Investment, Luxembourg Embassy in Bangkok and the Luxembourg Development Agency, LuxDev.
Key project stakeholders gathered to discuss implementation progress, challenges and endorse the annual workplan and budget for 2019. The meeting also discussed strategic initiatives extending beyond the next year.
“2018 was seen as a successful year for the project with a number of activities having made remarkable progress, particularly the drafting of the revised Securities Law which will be submitted twice to the National Assembly for debates in 2019”, said Mr. Dzung, Chairman of SSC.
Both representatives from the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Planning and Investment in the meeting expressed their support to VIE/032 saying they would facilitate any administrative formalities for the formal approval of the project extension.
Mr. Marc de Bourcy – Deputy Head of Mission of the Luxembourg Embassy in Bangkok, Thailand - representatives from other national beneficiaries such as the National Financial Supervisory Commission (NFSC) and the Securities Research and Training Center also attended the meeting as observers.
While NFSC’s Ms. Duong Thu Phuong – Director of International Affairs Department - showed her strong appreciation for Luxembourg’s support in strengthening the capacity of NFSC’s key personnel and helping them to fulfil functions as assigned by the Prime Minister through various technical interventions; the meeting also spent time conferring on how to leverage Luxembourg expertise and support.
At the end of the meeting, participants were invited to watch a video clip “VIE/032 – 2018 At A Glance”.
To watch the video clip: please click here
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