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Japan to help HCM City reduce carbon emission

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Japan will help Ho Chi Minh City reduce carbon emission, Japanese Senior Vice Minister of Environment Kitagawa Tomokatsu has assured.

Meeting with Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Huu Tin on August 20, Tomokatsu said his visit is to strengthen two-way cooperation in climate change, waste management and enforcement of the law on environment.

In the open-minded and keen spirit, HCM City and Japan’s Environment Ministry will surely set up interactions via the exchange of information and experience, he said in full confidence.

Tin informed his guest that the city is working to better manage the environment, especially its waste treatment by shifting away from landfill to incineration and microbiological disposal.

He expressed hope for continued assistance in technology transfer from the Japanese ministry and localities in the coming time.

In the past, Osaka helped the city respond to climate change and deal with organic waste to generate electricity in Binh Dien market, the host said.-VNA
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