A Vietnam-Denmark workshop on green growth to promote experience sharing and technology transfer between the two countries took place in Hanoi on Nov. 28.

The event was jointly organised by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) and the Danish Embassy in Vietnam , on the occasion of the 40 th anniversary of Vietnam-Denmark diplomatic ties and the official visit of Danish Crown Prince Frederik to Vietnam .

Speaking at the workshop, Deputy Minister of MNRE Tran Hong Ha highlighted the potential for cooperation between the two countries, saying that Vietnam is seeking sustainable economic development models which do not adversely affect biodiversity.

He added Vietnam will focus on strengthening cooperation in clean and environmentally friendly technology transfer biofuel and green growth in the future.

Pia Olsen Dyhr, Danish Minister of Trade and Investment, said Danish enterprises are interested in developing trade and economic partnerships with Vietnam , especially through technological assistance for coping with climate change and fostering green growth.

Danish experts spoke about measures to save energy, such as taking advantage of wind energy, encouraging use of clean energy, applying green technology for cement production and designing green buildings./.