A delegation from Hanoi led by permanent Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Council Nguyen Ngoc Tuan visited Sweden, Norway and Austria from July 21-31.
In Sweden, Tuan talked with Margareta Björk, First Vice Chairwoman of the Stockholm City Council, during which they exchanged experience in issuing planning-related policies, planning management and urban development and protecting the environment.
According to VNA, the Vietnamese News Agency, Tuan asked the Council to support Hanoi regarding housing development and management.
In Oslo, the delegation was received by Vice Mayor for Business Development and Public Ownership Geir Lippestad.
Tuan emphasised that Hanoi hopes to boost cooperation with Oslo in planning, transport and environmental protection.
He also suggested the city encourage its businesses to invest in Hanoi, and proposed establishing an information exchange channel to maintain the two sides’ fine relations.