Long-term Cooperation between
VNCOLD & CHINCOLD
As mentioned before (/En/Web/Content.aspx?distid=349), a delegation of the Chinese National Committee on Large Dams (CHINCOLD) led by Prof.Dr. JIA Jinsheng, Vice President of the China Institute of Water Resources & Hydropower Research (IWHR), CHINCOLD General Secretary, Past Vice President of ICOLD, attended the “ASIA 2008” Symposium – “Water Resources & Renewable Energy Development in Asia” in Da Nang City (Vietnam) on March 10-11,2008.
By this occasion in the evening on March 10,2008 there was an official meeting between leaders of VNCOLD & CHINCOLD.
The two sides reaffirmed their wishes to accelerate the bilateral cooperation, to increase regional activities (with Committees on large Dams in Japan, S.Korea,...) and to support each other in hosting ICOLD. It had been signed a Long – term Cooperation Agreement between VNCOLD & CHINCOLD as follows:
Agreement on the technical cooperation and exchange
Chinese National Committee on Large Dams (CHINCOLD) and Vietnam National Committee on Large Dams (VNCOLD) are the members of International Commission on Large Dams. Based on the mutual benefits for both parties, CHINCOLD and VNCOLD agree to sign this agreement on the following aspects to enhance the technical and experience exchanges in the future.
1. Symposiums will be irregularly organized by both parties in China or Vietnam. The symposium will dedicate to exchange of scientific research, engineering, technical reports on dam and related fields.
2. Both parties can exchange engineer delegations to have technical visits dams and related fields.
3. Both parties will support each other to apply for holding the annual meeting, congress of ICOLD.
4. Both parties agree to have a discussion on future potential - bilateral & regional - cooperation during the annual meetings of ICOLD.
The term of this agreement will be valid between 10th March, 2008 and 9th March, 2014.
Signed by JIA Jinsheng
On behalf of Chinese National Committee on Large Dams (CHINCOLD)
Singed by PHAM HONG Giang
On behalf of Vietnam National Commission on Large Dams (VNCOLD)