|The northern province of Thái Nguyên hopes to co-operate with businesses from Ostergotland Province of Sweden in various fields. — VNA/VNS Photo|Viet Nam News
THÁI NGUYÊN — The northern province of Thái Nguyên hopes to co-operate with businesses from Ostergotland Province of Sweden in various fields, Như Văn Tám, vice chairman of the provincial People’s Committee, said.
The official made the statement during a conference to promote trade and investment co-operation between local businesses and their peers from Ostergotland on Monday.
At the conference, Tám introduced the strengths of Thái Nguyên, highlighting the fields that the province wants investment in, including industry, import-export, tourism finance and services, as well as education, health, environment protection and industrial waste treatment.
Emphasising the sound relations between the two countries, Elisabeth Nilsson, governor of Ostergotland, affirmed that bilateral trade ties are also growing. Prospects of collaboration between the two countries and two localities are remarkable, especially in Sweden’s strong suits, such as environment, climate change, green technology, urban transport and education, she added.
The governor noted that businesses of Ostergotland wish to invest in Thái Nguyên Province in the fields of renewable energy, environmental protection and waste treatment.
At the conference, a memorandum of understanding on clean technology between the Thái Nguyên Business Association and Cleantech Ostergotland, a Swedish non-profit organisation, was inked. — VNS