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Hanoi (VNA)
– The national conference on sustainable development 2018 will take place in Hanoi on July 5, according to the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), a member of the organising board.

Focusing on enhancing competitiveness and realising sustainable development goals in Industry 4.0, the event expects to draw 600 delegates representing ministries, sectors, international organisations, embassies and businesses.

Participants will discuss measures to promote public-private partnership in order to speed up the implementation of the country’s green and sustainable development strategy.

They will give policy recommendations for the building of action plans the Government as well as the private sector to enhance productivity and competitiveness with a goal of sustainable development amidst the forth industrial revolution.

They will update new information of outstanding plans, programmes and initiatives that the Vietnamese Government, ministries, sectors, localities and international organisations have conducted to improve business environment and raising national competitiveness.

At the same time, they will share information, experience and knowledge of sustainable development as well as solutions to boost cooperation among the Government, enterprises and social organisations, heading to the success of sustainable development in Vietnam.

In 2015, Vietnam and 192 other United Nations member countries approved 17 Sustainable Development Goals which are the focus of the Agenda 2030.-VNA