A ceremony was held in Da Nang central city on August 31 to receive the title of National Capital 2018 by the World Wide Fund for Nature’s One Planet City Challenge programme.


 Speaking at the ceremony, Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Ngoc Tuan stressed that the award is a pride of local people and offers chances for the city to promote stronger actions in the building of Da Nang as a green city in the coming time.

 A total of 132 metropolises from 23 countries entered the One Planet City Challenge programme. In addition to Da Nang, Dong Ha city (Quang Tri) and Hoi An ancient town (Quang Nam) also qualified for next round of the competition.