22/09/2017 08:46 GMT+7 Email Print Like 0

HCM City seeks Denmark’s partnership in smart urban development

HCM City, September 21 (VNA) – Vice Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Tran Vinh Tuyen wished that his city and Denmark would join in specific projects in the fields of smart urban development, clean energy, environment pollution and urban infrastructure construction. 

During a reception in Ho Chi Minh City on September 21 for Permanent Secretary of State of the Danish Ministry of Energy, Utilities and Climate Thomas Egebo, Tuyen expressed his delight at the development of ties between Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City and Denmark in trade, science-technology, clean energy and climate change response. 

He has affirmed that the city wants and stands ready to join global programmes on smart urban development and green energy. 

Egebo, for his part, said Danish companies want to partner with the city in building smart urban areas, sustainable development, improving local lives, waste and wastewater treatment, and clean energy. 

The guest suggested the city attends an international workshop on building smart urban areas to be held by Denmark in December 2017 in Vietnam and a ministerial meeting on green energy to be held by Denmark and several North European countries in May 2018.