Asian Development Bank (ADB) approved a loan worth US$ 45 million through a Loan Agreement No. 3757 VIE (COL) signed on 03 June 2019 for Second Greater Mekong Subregion Tourism Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth Project in Hoa Binh, Nghe An, Quang Binh, Quang Tri and Thua Thien Hue provinces. The project will help transform secondary GMS eastern corridor towns into economically inclusive, competitive international tourism destinations by improving road and water transport infrastructure, urban environmental services, and capacity to sustainably manage tourism growth. It will boost trade in services and deepen regional cooperation and integration among the GMS and Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). The Loan closing date will be on 30 June 2024.
The project has three outputs: (i) urban-rural access infrastructure and urban environmental services improved; (ii) capacity to implement ASEAN tourism standards strengthened; and (iii) institutional arrangements for tourism destination management and infrastructure O&M strengthened.
Nghe An Province Subproject
The total investment cost of the Nghe An subproject is 12.357 million USD, includes (i) US$10.734 million USD from ADB loan and (ii) US$1.623 million
USD from counterpart fund. Second Greater Mekong Subregion Tourism Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth Project has been approved by the Prime Minister in the list in Decision
No. 1381/QD-TTg dated October 18, 2018, is implemented in 05 provinces: Hoa Binh, Nghe An, Quang Binh, Quang Tri and Thua Thien Hue, play a role in
increasing the tourism competitiveness of secondary tourist destinations in particular and of Vietnam’s tourism industry in general, through improving infrastructure and service environment. travel; protect the natural and cultural heritage of Vietnam; strengthening the capacity of agencies and organizations managing tourist destinations; promote the activities of the private economic sector; supporting the tourism industry of localities to exploit their strengths with specific tourism products to promote and attract international visitors.
With primary objectives of the assignment, the Supervision Consultant shall represent the Client/PMU to supervise the performance of the tasks agreed in the civil work contract, including the followings:
– Supervision of construction quality;
– Monitoring of workload for payment settlement;
– Supervision of construction progress;
– Supervision of work safety; and
– Supervision of environmental protection.
Engagement period: 18 months
Estimated value: USD 192,260