Vietnam strives to build green, ecological, sustainable agriculture

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(VOVWORLD) -Deputy Prime Minister Le Minh Khai has shared Vietnam’s orientations for the building of a low-carbon, green-ecological-sustainable agriculture with three pillars: "ecological agriculture," "modern countryside," and "smart farmers".

Vietnam strives to build green, ecological, sustainable agriculture - ảnh 1Deputy Prime Minister Le Minh Khai speaks at the World Economic Forum. (Photo: Ministry of Foreign Affairs)

In his speech given at the 52nd World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting on Monday, Deputy PM Le Minh Khai emphasized that the "dual" impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and geopolitical tensions are causing unprecedented synergistic effects on supply prices and the global food supply chain.

He called for international cooperation in strengthening the resilience and adaptability to climate change for the Mekong Delta, contributing to national and regional food security.

On the sidelines of the event, Deputy PM  Khai had a meeting with Patrick Leahy, president pro tempore of the US Senate, during which both sides expressed their delight at the strong development across a variety of fields in Vietnam-US relations.

During an earlier meeting with Amanda Murphy, Amanda Murphy, head of commercial banking of HSBC for South and Southeast Asia, Khai applauded HSBC's active and effective contribution to developing finance-credit sector in Vietnam, while simultaneously affirming the Government's priority given to developing green and sustainable finance, especially promoting the development of the green bond market.

Murphy said HSBC is interested and ready to work hand in hand with the Vietnamese Government in the process of implementing green energy transformation, thereby contributing to sustainable development goals.

Meeting with GoTo Group's  CEO,  Andre Soelistyo,  Khai was appreciative the Group's business results in technology solutions for transport and tourism in Vietnam and its contributions to Vietnam's recent COVID-19 containment efforts.

The Deputy PM encouraged GoTo Group to increase investment in the fields of technology, services, information technology and digital transformation in trade and investment promotion activities, and affirmed that it would facilitate the Group’s investment in the Southeast Asian nation on the basis of Vietnamese and international laws.