Party economic official affirms support for US energy company

Thursday, 2019-09-05 21:43:34
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Head of the Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission Nguyen Van Binh (R) and AES General Director in charge of Vietnam market David Stone. (Photo: VNA)
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NDO/VNA – Head of the Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission Nguyen Van Binh has affirmed that Vietnam values and creates favourable conditions for clean energy investors in general and the US’s AES energy company in particular.

During a reception in Hanoi on September 5 for AES General Director in charge of Vietnam market David Stone, Binh spoke highly of AES’s successful operations in Vietnam since 2010, notably the Mong Duong 2 BOT project that was completed ahead of schedule and won awards for safety, contributing to ensuring energy security in Vietnam.

He suggested that AES, with its financial and technological capacity, continue its business activities in Vietnam, as the country need huge investment in energy.

Speaking highly of Vietnam’s potential in energy, Stone expressed wish to join Son My LNG terminal and Son My 2 gas power project in the central province of Binh Thuan.

He said AES wants to receive the Vietnamese government’s further support and become one of Vietnam’s long-term and strategic energy development partners.