Vietnam welcomes initiatives to ensure sustainable use of Mekong River water hinh anh 1Foreign ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) - Foreign ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang on December 17 affirmed that Vietnam welcomes initiatives that contribute to joint cooperation efforts to manage and use the Mekong River’s water resources sustainably, equitably and properly.

In reply to reporters' questions at the ministry’s regular press conference regarding a tool to monitor dams on the Mekong River, Hang said Vietnam will study and cooperate in an appropriate manner to make effective contributions to the sustainable development of the river's basin./.