(VOV) - More than 40 experts and managers from Vietnam and the Republic of Korea gathered at the second Vietnam-RoK Ocean Forum in HCM City on February 22 to share their experience in marine management and development.
The event was co-organised by the Vietnam Administration for Sea and Islands (VASI), the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, and the Korea Maritime Institute.
Delegates discussed sea and ocean issues, common concerns related to the national strategy, and policies to conserve the marine environment, sea tourism and the development of a green economy in both Vietnam and the Republic of Korea.
VASI director Nguyen Van Cu said that the forum is a practical activity for scientists and managers of both nations to fulfil their management tasks regarding the sea and islands of each party.
Experts of both nations made presentations on concrete issues such as the management of the maritime environment in the RoK’s Masan Bay and Vietnam’s Ha Long Bay, the development of maritime resources and the Law on Natural Resources, Maritime Environment and Islands in Vietnam.