Vietnam desires Swedish support to reach climate goals

On 17 February 2017 Pereric Högberg, Swedish Ambassador to Hanoi, met with Chairwoman of the National Assembly in Vietnam, Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, to discuss opportunities to strengthen and bring the bilateral relationship to a higher level.

Chairwoman Ngan emphasised a desire for Sweden to continue support to Vietnam in order to implement the UN millennium goals in dealing with climate change and gender equality. She also wished to improve economic cooperation and to achieve easier trade between the two countries.

Also the Swedish Ambassador wished to strengthen ties with Vietnam, especially focusing on the economic cooperation on trade and to promote the interests of businesses in Sweden such as CT-IN, Ericsson and IKEA.

Sources: National Assembly Vietnam, Swedish Embassy Hanoi

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