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February, 22 2014 09:14:00

VN promotes sustainable growth

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam.— VNA/VNS Photo Tuan Anh

HA NOI  (VNS) — The Vietnamese government has become actively involved in many regional and global activities that promote sustainable growth, in line with its extensive national strategy.

This was highlighted by Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam at a business forum yesterday.

He pointed out that environmental protection, climate change adaptation and social security improvement will always lie at the heart of Viet Nam's sustainable development programmes.

Pratibha Mehta, UN Resident Coordinator in Viet Nam, hailed the local business community, represented by the Viet Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry, for their green growth initiatives.

She underlined the importance of the partnership between the Vietnamese government and its businesspeople, which helps to put forth specific policies facilitating and encouraging local enterprises to make further contributions to sustainable growth.

Participants discussed efficient energy usage, responses to climate change and new business models highlighting social enterprise. — VNS

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