|PM Nguyễn Xuân Phúc and his spouse (first and second from right) pose for a photo with the Danish Queen. — VNA/VNS Photo|Viet Nam News
COPENHAGEN — Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc and the Vietnamese delegation attended a banquet hosted by the Queen of Denmark for heads of delegations to the Green Growth and the Global Goals (P4G) Summit, and a lunch hosted by the Prince and Princess of Denmark as well as the closing ceremony of the summit on October 20.
The P4G was formed following an initiative by the Danish Government with the aim of creating favourable conditions for and promoting public-private partnerships (PPP) as well as the process of implementing sustainable development goals to 2030 through strengthening green growth.
So far, the forum has drawn nine members – Denmark, Chile, Mexico, Việt Nam, the Republic of Korea, the Netherlands, Ethiopia, Kenya and Columbia, as well as the C40 cities network of 91 countries and many international organisations such as the Global Green Growth Institute, the World Resource Institute and the World Economic Forum, as well as the leaders of many businesses.
At the opening session of the P4G Summit, PM Phuc delivered a speech lauding Denmark’s initiatives in promoting the formation of the P4G forum, while highlighting that the forum will be a venue for policy makers and the business community to discuss promising PPP projects in green growth and financial mechanisms.
On the sidelines of the summit, PM Phúc had meetings with RoK President Moon Jae-in, Ethiopian President Mulatu Teshome and Dutch PM Mark Rutte.
The foreign leaders spoke highly of Việt Nam’s achievements in realising the Millennium Development Goals and sustainable green economic growth.
The Vietnamese PM discussed with leaders of other countries the need to share experience, cooperating and coordinating with each other within bilateral and multilateral frameworks to realise the Millennium Development Goals and the Agenda 2030 on sustainable development through the global green growth strategy. — VNS