The Netherlands wishes to cooperate with and support Vietnam in many fields, especially in water management, flood prevention and climate change adaptation. (Photo: VNA)

HCM City (VNA) – The Netherlands wishes to cooperate with and support Vietnam in many fields, especially in water management, flood prevention and climate change adaptation, a Dutch official has said.

Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Sigrid Kaag made the statement at a press conference on her on-going working visit to Vietnam which held in Ho Chi Minh City on February 7 by the Dutch Embassy in Vietnam.

According to Minister Kaa, the Netherlands is well-known for its technologies and experience in water management. Its technology institutes and universities always study and introduce solutions to sustainable water management.

Besides, the Netherlands has solutions to effective flood control, she said, adding that the country committed to facilitating cooperation between Dutch and Vietnamese businesses in flood prevention in Vietnam.

The same day, Minister Kaag made a field trip to Ben Nghe and Te canals in the HCM City.-VNA