Vietnam’s environmental protection strategy aims to promote international cooperation to complete the legal system, improve environmental management skills, apply technology and create financial resources for environmental protection.
The Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Nguyen Minh Quang said this at the 9th the Republic of Korea-Vietnam Ministerial Meeting on Environment in Hanoi on May 7.
Minh said the meeting is a forum for Korean businesses to boost cooperation with Vietnam towards the target for green growth, environmental protection and coping with climate change.
At the meeting, Korean experts shared experiences helping to show Vietnam how to revise the Environmental Protection Law and implement the national target program to deal with environmental pollution that has been approved by the National Assembly.
After the meeting, two ministers witnessed the signing of a cooperation document strengthening the legal framework and implementing activities to restore polluted land and underground water for the 2012-2015 period.
A Vietnam-Korea Business Forum on Green Technology 2012 was also held during the event.