WASH expresses readiness to cooperate in construction sector

2019-04-16 16:32:01

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Minister of Construction and Urban Development Kh.Badelkhan on April 15 met with a delegation headed by Evariste Kouassi-Komlan, Regional Adviser on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) at the UNICEF East Asia and Pacific Regional Office.

During his participation in the Sector Ministers' Meeting organized in San Jose, Costa Rica, by the Government of Costa Rica, WASH and the Inter-American Development Bank, Minister Kh.badelkhan asked for support and technical assistance in building capacity of the sector's workforce, increasing access to infrastructure services, and carrying out technological reform.

Mr. Evariste Kouassi-Komlan confirmed WASH’s readiness to cooperate and agreed to provide assistance in advancing statistical data collection method of the sector and conducting new nationwide surveys, finding technological solution for water supply and sanitation improvement in soums and settlements, carrying out model projects to enhance water supply and sanitation of schools, kindergartens, and hospitals in soum centers, bettering the sector's policy and legal framework, for instance, developing strategic documents, and building capacity of the sector's workforce.