Vietwater and RE & EE Vietnam opened in Ho Chi Minh City on November 8 (Source: vietwater.com)

HCM City (VNA)  — Vietnam’s leading international water supply, sanitation, water resources and purification event, Vietwater, and Vietnam's leading renewable energy and energy efficiency exhibition, RE & EE Vietnam, opened in Ho Chi Minh City on November 8.

More than 480 companies from 38 countries and territories specialising in the water and the energy industry are showcasing their latest technologies, solutions and innovations at the combined events.

According to the organising board, the sequence of events will open opportunities to exchange and bolster collaboration among experts, investors, managers, international enterprises and local partners.

Eliane van Doorn, Business Development Director (ASEAN Business), UBM Asia, the organiser of Vietwater, said: “We continue to build an international business platform for 14,000 participants to connect, exchange and share their industry expertise.
“The exhibition features 14 international pavilions, displaying the latest technological updates in the water industry.”

Vietwater features a “Water Innovation” gallery with the latest technologies and solutions to assist the development of water technologies in Vietnam.

Within the framework of the exhibitions, to last until November 10, there will be several seminars to address the industries’ issues, especially pragmatic solutions in the Mekong Delta, the Central region and the Central Highlands which are all affected by climate change.

Huynh Kinh Tuoc, Director of the Energy Conservation Centre in Ho Chi Minh City said Vietnam has devised its renewable energy development strategy to 2030 with a vision to 2050, which affirms the development and use of renewable energy sources will contribute to realising durable environmental and green economic development targets. 

He added Vietnam is a potential market for local and foreign enterprises to invest and develop renewable energy and energy saving.-VNA