Strategy implementation arrangements

NamDinhThe National Water Resources Council shall be responsible for advising Government and the Prime Minister on important decisions on water resources decisions on ensuring the proper coordination of actions and activities of concerned ministries, sectors and localities in the implementation of this National Water Resources Strategy towards the Year 2020, in an effective manner.

1. The National Water Resources Council shall be responsible for advising Government and the Prime Minister on important decisions on water resources decisions on ensuring the proper coordination of actions and activities of concerned ministries, sectors and localities in the implementation of this National Water Resources Strategy towards the Year 2020, in an effective manner.

2. The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has the following duties:

– Organising and directing the implementation of the measures and objectives of this Strategy providing the concerned ministries, sectors and localities with guidance and supervision in development and implementation of programmes, projects and plans in line with the objectives and measures set forth in this Strategy within the framework of the functions, duties and powers assigned to them.

– Directing reviews, inventories and assessments which are to be carried out and directing and coordinating with the concerned ministries, sectors and localities in the implementation of the projects of high priority (specified in Annex I to this Decision), which is also the base for setting up specific programmes, defining specific priorities, and clearly determining tasks and duties of the concerned ministries, sectors and localities.

– Taking the lead and coordinating with the concerned ministries, sectors, localities and authorities in carrying out monitoring and inspection of the Strategy implementation carrying out periodic (annual, five-year, etc.) reviews and assessments of the Strategy implementation and drawing experiences and lessons for improvements and/or modifications in next period submitting for the Prime Minister’s approval proposals for decisions regarding the amendment and/or modification of objectives and contents of the Strategy as required.

3. The Ministry of Planning and Investment and the Ministry of Finance take the lead and coordinate with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and other concerned ministries and sectors in allocating and balancing annual investment budgets in accordance with the Law on State Budgets for effectively achieving the Strategy objectives.

4. Ministries, sectors and localities, as per their assigned functions and duties, are responsible for the implementation of the high priority projects of this Strategy (listed in Annex I to this Decision) and the objectives and measures of the Strategy which concern their respective organisations and/or localities.

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