The Netherlands gives support to Hai Phong City in planning Intelligent Port and developing the circular economy
The Netherlands Embassy host the “Dutch Days” activities in celebration 45 years of diplomatic relation between Vietnam – the Netherlands have been settle in Hai Phong on 21 and 22-Sep-2018.
On speech in Hai Phong dated 21-Sep, Mrs Anouk Baron, the Second Secretary for Political, Press and Culture of the Netherlands Embassy, said the event is a part of the “Dutch Days” activities to celebrate 45 years of diplomatic relation between Vietnam and the Netherlands which were very successful in Da Nang and Da Lat in May and June. According to Mrs. Baron, the topic for Hai Phong is to strengthen the Dutch’s contribution to the basement development for a stable and prosperous Hai Phong.
The “Dutch Days” in Hai Phong takes place with many activities such as visiting Hai Phong international container port HICT and Sai Gon New Port Corporation Office in the North, workshop “Hai Phong in the future – Planning smart urbanization and the circular economy – the approach of the Netherlands, “sharing the experience of reusing resources and materials to build a sustainable economy. Hai Phong is the third biggest city of Vietnam, it is not only the international harbor city but also the central industry in the North of Vietnam. There are various huge basement construction projects have been done such as Express Way connecting Hanoi – Hai Phong – Quang Ninh, Cat Bi International Airport, Tan Vu – Lach Huyen bridge.
Having high skills and experiences labor force and the improvement of the indicators of administrative management as well as the competitive index, Hai Phong is becoming an attractive destination for foreign investors, especially Dutch companies operating in maritime, logistics and urban planning. The cooperation between Vietnamese and Dutch businesses has contributed to both countries not only in terms of economic benefits but also in responding to global challenges such as climate change. Threatening countries in the delta, such as the Netherlands and Vietnam.
The Netherlands is willing to work together to respond to challenges and promote sustainable development, which benefits for trade, people and the environment.