The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) will coordinate with the US Wetland Foundation, the Embassies of the Netherlands and the US to organise the Delta Dialogue 2013 in Ho Chi Minh City from May 19-23.

According to the Vietnam Governmnet Portal (VGP), the dialogue aims to improve the international community’s awareness on sustainable utilisation and management of the Mekong sub-region, call for developed countries’ support, and affirm Vietnam ’s commitment to the region’s development.

The MONRE is asked to work closely with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), the HCM City National University, relevant agencies and partners to hold a conference in accordance with current regulations and realise its set targets.

According to the MOFA, the conference will focus on discussing issues related to sustainable management and utilisation of water resources and sustainable development in the Mekong sub-region.-VNA