Swedish Minister for EU Affairs and Trade Ann Linne. (Source: scandasia.com)

Hanoi (VNA) – Hanoi officials discussed cooperation possibilities in potential fields with a delegation of 18 leading Swedish enterprises headed by Minister for EU Affairs and Trade Ann Linne, on October 5.

At the meeting, Chairman of Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung said

Hanoi is calling for investment in such fields as health care, education, smart urban transport infrastructure, waste and waste water treatment technology, particularly electricity generation from waste processing.

He named 37 transport projects needing investment, including six metro routes, eight bridges over the Hong (Red) River, and the improvement of bus services in terms of staff, vehicles and technology.

Chung also emphasised the city’s hope to find partners for the training of quality human resources such as managerial and administrative officials and skilled workers.

On her part, Minister Ann Linne said areas in which Hanoi needs investment and partners are the strength of Swedish enterprises. She pledged to work to foster the comprehensive cooperation between Swedish enterprises with Hanoi in the future.-VNA