HCM City (VNA) – Authorities of Ho Chi Minh City support the Siam City Cement Vietnam in producing environmentally friendly construction materials, a municipal official told executives of the Thai-invested firm on July 3.

Meeting with CEO Philippe Richart and Beat Wafler, member of the board of directors of the company, Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Le Van Khoa applauded the business’s attention to environmental protection in Vietnam. 

Valuing the firm’s successes in Vietnam, he stressed his city has high demand for construction materials to serve its urban development. He affirmed that HCM City always creates the best possible conditions for foreign enterprises, including Siam Cement group, to make long-term investment.

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Philippe Richart said the Siam Cement group wants to continue promoting the sound cooperation with HCM City. Siam City Cement Vietnam pledges to protect the environment, carry out social responsibility, and ensure product quality during its operation in the country.

Briefing his firm’s activities, he noted Siam City Cement Vietnam will step up expanding its factory and distribution systems, manufacturing products that suit the Vietnamese market, and treating industrial waste.

Siam City Cement Vietnam specialises in construction material production and waste management in the southern region. It has about 1,700 workers directly and 20,000 others indirectly working at five cement factories and concrete mixing stations in HCM City.-VNA