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Vietnam, Hungary share experience in environmental issue

Hanoi, November 26 (VNA) - Vu Trong Kim, Vice President and Secretary General of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee, received Director General of Hungary’s National Directorate General for Disaster Management (NDGDM) Major General Tollar Tibor in Hanoi on November 25.

Tibor was accompanied by managers of the Hungary-based GAMA Corporation.

During the meeting, Major General Tollar Tibor expressed his hope that his visit would contribute to strengthening friendship between Vietnam and Hungary.

Hungary and its NDGDM are willing to share experience with Vietnam in atomic energy safety, firefighting and natural disaster response, he affirmed.

For his part, Kim said Vietnam is developing nuclear power plants and large-scale industrial parks which face threats of fire and natural disasters.

The visit of Hungarian delegation is a good opportunity for the two sides to discuss and exchange practices in rescue and relief as well as environmental issue and disaster management, he said, hoping for closer cooperation between the two countries.

During the visit to Vietnam, the delegation gave an automatic air monitoring station to the Vietnam Environment Administration (VEA) and shared experiences with the Fire Prevention and Fighting Police Department and the Vietnam Atomic Energy Agency.