Senior Colonel Nguyen Thien Phu attends Conference on ODA mobilization for Public Security sector
Conference Overview

Senior Lieutenant General Dang Van Hieu, member of the Party Central Committee, Permanent Deputy Minister of Public Security; Mr. Nguyen Chi Dung, member of the Party Central Committee, Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment co-chaired the Conference. Attending the Conference also were the Ambassadors; Heads of agencies, development aid organizations, sponsors, international guests and leaders of ministries, central agencies and localities.


Opening the Conference, Permanent Deputy Minister of Public Security Dang Van Hieu emphasized that in the previous years, the investment programs and projects in every fields promoted the efficiency, met well the duty of fighting against crime, ensuring the security and order, protecting the peaceful and happy life of the people. Thereby, the Permanent Deputy Minister expressed the gratitude to the sponsors and international organizations for the support in both spirit and material for the M.P.S of Vietnam in recent years. The Permanent Deputy Minister emphasized that to enhance the efficiency of management and use of ODA from the international sponsors, in the coming time, the M.P. S of Vietnam would make well the work of investment preparation and project management; obey the law and meet the practical requirements; ensure the attraction, management and use of ODA and concessional loans to achieve the high and sustainable results. Lieutenant General Dang Van Hieu also said it would prioritize the emergency key projects such as sector of fire protection, emergency rescue, traffic safety and order, health, education and training, development of security industry, etc.


Senior Colonel, Assoc.Prof.Dr. Nguyen Thien Phu, Vice President of the PPA reported the results of the use of ODA at the Academy in recent years, assessed the demands as well as sectors for attracting ODA and proposed some solutions to improve the efficiency of using ODA. At the Conference, Vice President of the PPA also expressed thanks to the Agencies inside and outside the country for the help and support permanent in all aspects, namely the close guidance of the leaders of the M.P.S, the help from international partners, including Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), which made the positive contribution to the development process of the PPA to become the key institution of the M.P.S in 2015 and of the Nation in 2020.


At the Conference, the representatives exchanged the information, share the experiences in order to enhance mutual understanding; improve the investment environment; attract strongly the resources for state management on social security, prevention and fight against crime, protection of social order and security; orient the attraction and use of ODA of the M.P.S in the near future.

Until the end of 2013, the M.P.S has received and implemented 29 programs and projects with a total capital of about US$ 156.7 million. These programs and projects have been financed by the bilateral sponsors and multilateral ones such as France, Austria, Japan, Korea, etc. Up to now, the projects disbursed approximately US$ 132 million. This capital has contributed to the modernization of equipment for fire protection and emergency rescue, health systems development, population management, traffic monitoring, etc. Especially, the field of fire protection and emergency rescue are funded approximately US$ 100 million. The ODA programs and projects have enhanced the capacity for firefighting and prevention forces, provided the modern equipment and facilities to improve the efficiency of fire prevention and emergency rescue. In the field of traffic safety, the M.P.S has received about US$ 16 million. The investment and implement of the projects have raised the level of officers, traffic police force; enhanced the modern professional facilities and equipment to help the traffic police force improve the work efficiency.

To implement the strategies and development plans of the Public Security force, from now to 2020, the demand for capital investment in the development of the M.P.S estimated VND 70 to 80 trillion (about US$ 3.8 billion). The expectation of the M.P.S is mobilizing US$ 200 million in ODA to enhance the equipment, facilities, science and technology in order to improve the ability of serving the community.

Written by Viet Huong

Translated by Cong Phuong

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