On 24 November 2017, the sixth Joint Coordinating Committee (JCC) of the Project was held at the headquarters of General Department of Vietnam Customs (GDVC) in Hanoi. For GDVC, Mr. Nguyen Cong Binh, Deputy Director General, GDVC, and the members of Project Management Unit (PMU) participated in the meeting. For JICA, representatives from Head Quarter and Vietnam Office attended the meeting as well as three long-term experts assigned to the Project. Short-term experts from Japan, who were on mission for activities of Output 1, and a secretary of Japan Embassy in Vietnam also joined the meeting.
At the meeting, the participants from GDVC reported the project activities implemented so far and the plan of future actions, followed by supplementary comments from JICA participants. Regarding Output 1, the future course of actions related to the hardware renewal and training for technical transfer of VNACCS was discussed, including exchanging the views of the software upgrading in the future. In addition, revision of the Project Design Matrix (PDM) and Plan of Operation (PO) was also discussed in order to monitor current technical cooperation activities on Output 1, and consideration between both sides will be continued for the agreement of the revised drafts.