Hanoi becomes first SEA city to go green on St. Patrick’s Day
Sunday, March 19, 2017 - 16:51:31
(VOVworld)-Hnaoi’s Ly Thai To Park on Saturday became the 100th landmark in the world to go green for St. Patrick’s Day, Ireland’s National Day. Irish Ambassador to Vietnam Cait Moran said Ireland’s Global Greening initiative has been around for 8 years and Hanoi has become the first city in Southeast Asia to join the program.
The ceremony was attended by Hanoi Party Secretary Hoang Trung Hai and Chairman of the Hanoi People's Committee Nguyen Duc Chung. Hundreds of iconic landmarks around the world, including the Empire State building in New York and the Great Wall of China, ‘go green’ to convey the message of environmental protection.