A seminar on using new energy in disadvantaged areas opened in Hanoi on Jan. 25 to mark the 61 st anniversary of Vietnam-China diplomatic ties.

The event was jointly organised by the Vietnam-China Friendship Association, the China-Vietnam Friendship Association and Chinese agencies.

Addressing the event, leaders of the associations underlined China-Vietnam friendship as well as the mutual support between the two peoples in the field of scientific technology.

At the event, the representatives discussed the development of new energy technology in Vietnam, and Chinese solutions in supplying wind and solar energy to remote and disadvantaged areas./.