HA NOI (VNS)— A Japanese diplomat and a leading representative of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) have been honoured for their contributions to protecting natural resources and the environment in Viet Nam.
Counselor Daito Michio of the Japanese Embassy and Mutsuya Mori, chief representative of the JICA Office in Viet Nam, received insignias during a ceremony that took place in Ha Noi yesterday.
Addressing the event, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Nguyen Minh Quang noted that over the past few years his ministry has received great support from the Japanese Embassy and JICA.
Both Michio and Mori have made active contributions, acting as links between the governments of Viet Nam and Japan in the areas of natural resources and the environment, he said.
Both recipients said they were honoured to receive such recognition and pledged to work to expand the strategic partnership between Viet Nam and Japan, especially on environmental issues. — VNS