The agreement signing ceremony on October 25 (Photo: VNA)

Binh Duong (VNA) – The Netherlands’ Philips Lighting will work with the Investment and Industrial Development Corporation (Becamex IDC) to implement a cooperation agreement on sustainable lighting and turn Binh Duong city into a smart city.

Under the agreement, Philips Lighting will install 2,000 sets of energy-efficient LED lights on some streets in Binh Duong.

Nguyen Van Hung, general director of Becamex IDC, said Binh Duong has been working with partners with leading technologies and human resources to make Binh Duong a smart and livable place.

Eric Benedetti, general director of Philips Lighting Vietnam, said Philips Lighting pledged to build smart cities to bring high life quality to citizens and make life convenient for businesses.

The two sides agreed on a deal between Philips Lighting and the Eastern International University to build a laboratory on lighting science and teach lighting science at the university.-VNA