A corner of My Dinh new urban area (Source: VNA)
 
The Hague (VNA) – A working delegation from the Ministry of Construction led by Deputy Minister Phan Thi My Linh attended a seminar on building smart, green and energy-saving cities of the Netherlands held in The Hague on August 28.

Speaking at the event, Vietnamese Ambassador to the Netherlands Ngo Thi Hoa hailed the Netherlands as one of the pioneer countries globally to develop smart cities, saying that its experience will be helpful to Vietnam in the process.

She believed that the seminar will provide valuable information and meet the interest of Vietnam.

Dutch experts from ministries, institutes and businesses presented national strategy and solutions to issues regarding smart city development.

The Vietnamese delegation discussed with Dutch experts about standards, regulations, policies and data sharing to this end.

Concluding the event, Deputy Minister Linh spoke highly of discussions at the event which, she said, are helpful to Vietnam in construction management.

While in the Netherlands, the delegation learned about the model of airport city in Amsterdam, held working sessions with authorities of Noord Brabant province and Eindhoven city, discussed Eindhoven smart city model and signed a cooperation agreement with the city.-VNA