Dear VBF Members & Partners,

The Vietnam Business Forum (VBF) Secretariat in collaboration with the Ministry of Planning & Investment (MPI) would like to invite you to a consultation meeting on Draft Decree implementing Mineral Law 2010 and Draft Decree regulating Auctions for Mineral Mining Rights with the details as follows:

Time:                09:00 – 11:30, Thursday, 28 April 2011
Venue:                Ministry of Planning & Investment, 6B Hoang Dieu, Hanoi

Registration to the said meeting should be addressed to the VBF Secretariat at vbf@ifc.org by 3:00pm, Monday, 25 April 2011.

Attached please find some comments prepared by Duane Morris Vietnam LLC, Ms. Jennifer Cook Clark – Consultant to Mining Working Group and Mr. Dominic Heaton from Masan Resources for your reading. Taking this opportunity, we would like to thank Mr. Giles Cooper, Mr. Nguyen Hong Hai from Duane Morris, Ms. Jennifer and Mr. Dominic for their contribution.

Click here for Comments on Draft Decree guiding Mineral Law – Duane Morris, here for Comments on Draft Decree implementing Mineral Law – Dominic, here for Comments to Draft Implementing Decree – Jennifer and here for Comments on Draft Decree on Auction for Mineral Mining Rights – Duane Morris.