Hanoi enhances ties with Sweden, Norway, Austria
A working session between Permanent Vice Chairman of Hanoi People’s Council Nguyen Ngoc Tuan and Margareta Björk, First Vice Chairwoman of the Stockholm City Council (Source: hanoimoi.com.vn)
Hanoi is seeking
measures to intensify relations with Sweden, Norway and Austria, especially in
planning management, transport development and environmental protection.
A delegation from the city led by permanent
Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Council Nguyen Ngoc Tuan visited the
three European countries 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.
Stressing Sweden has a lot of experience in
housing development and management, Tuan asked the Council to support Hanoi in
In Norway’s Oslo city, the delegation was
received by Vice Mayor for Business Development and Public Ownership Geir
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.
Meanwhile, in Austria, the delegation
visited Vienna’s urban and environmental management agencies to learn from