Sweden, Vietnam agrees on closer ties to save marine resources

In order to save marine resources and oceans, joint actions are needed. Pereric Högberg, Ambassador of Sweden in Hanoi, and colleagues from the Embassy made a visit to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment today, on Thursday 18 May 2017. He was received by H.E. Nguyen Linh Ngoc, Vice Minister.

At the meeting the two parts discussed key priorities of Sweden and Vietnam in fighting pollution, marine and sea resources and climate change.

The two sides also exchanged view on the importance of the marine environment in connection with the UN Ocean Conference, co-chaired by Sweden and Fiji in New York from 5 to 9 June 2017, for which Vietnam plans to send a high-ranking delegation.

The Ambassador and Vice Minister agreed that the two countries should collaborate and work more closely in the future, not least to raising better awareness of the young population in Vietnam about environment, sustainability and green developments.

Source: Embassy of Sweden in Hanoi

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