|Deputy Prime Minister Tran Hong Ha (R) receives Dutch Ambassador to Vietnam Kees van Baar (Photo:VNA)
Hosting a reception in Hanoi for Dutch Ambassador to Vietnam Kees van Baar, the Deputy PM said that with the support of Dutch partners, the Vietnamese Government has issued a decision on the Master Plan for the Mekong Delta in the 2021 to 2030 period, with a vision towards 2050. The plan has approached advanced methods in responding to climate change, managing water resources sustainably, along with forming a regional co-ordination and development mechanism.
The Deputy PM welcomed Dutch partners and businesses as they seek to become more involved in pilot program aimed at installing rooftop solar power.
The Dutch Ambassador said Netherlands is ready to provide technical support and offer advice on policy development, governance, technology transfer, and mobilizing green financial resources for Vietnam’s just energy transition roadmap.
|Deputy Prime Minister Tran Hong Ha receives US Ambassador to Vietnam Marc Evans Knapper (Photo:VNA)
On the same day, receiving US Ambassador to Vietnam Marc Evans Knapper, Deputy PM Ha said that the co-operative ties between Vietnam and the US are being increasingly close with approaching integrated solutions aimed at responding to climate change, overcoming the consequences of air pollution and Agent Orange (dioxin), carrying out the co-operation agreement on just energy transition partnership (JETP), and reducing net zero greenhouse gas emissions.
He affirmed that global issues represent an important co-operation foundation between both sides, thereby promoting substantive and close-knit ties that bring value to the two peoples, whilst also contributing to solving global problems.
Ambassador Knapper said that the US will continue to support Vietnam in implementing JETP and reaching net zero through sharing, technology transfer, financial resources, and technical management for renewable energy projects with the participation of US businesses.
He added US partner organizations continue to accelerate projects to overcome the consequences of dioxin poisoning, clear mines, and support people with disabilities.