Dutch PM concludes Vietnam visit

(VOVWORLD) - Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte left Hanoi on Thursday night, concluding a 2-day official visit to Vietnam at the invitation of Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh. 
Dutch PM concludes Vietnam visit - ảnh 1Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh shakes hand with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, Hanoi, October 2, 2023. (Photo: VNA)

During their talks, the two PMs agreed to promote their strategic partnership in climate change response, water management, and sustainable agriculture, contributing to joint efforts in tackling global challenges.

The two sides will collaborate in offshore sand mining, green economic development, the circular economy, climate change-resilient urban development, and high-quality human resources training for climate change response, water resources management, irrigation, and natural disaster prevention. 

Following the talks, the two PMs witnessed the exchange of cooperation agreements on sustainable exploration and exploitation of important minerals, customs, investment, and trade. 

During the visit, PM Rutte attended the Vietnam-Netherlands High-tech Business Forum and the 2023 Green Economy Forum.  He delivered a speech at a roundtable on "International Law and Order at Sea" at the Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam and visited the Hanoi-Amsterdam High School for the Gifted, an important symbol of cooperation between the Netherlands and Vietnam.

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