(VOV) – The European Union announced it will increase non-refundable aid by EUR346 million to assist Vietnam hammer out an environmentally energy blueprint to curb its chronic energy shortages.
Ambassador-Head of the EU Delegation to Vietnam Dr Franz Jessen made the announcement on April 15 at a seminar in Hanoi on sustainable energy development saying that the aid would be provided during the period 2014-2020.
Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Hoang Quoc Vuong in turn stressed that developing renewable energy would help reduce carbon emissions and the negative footprint it has on the environment.
At the event, the Ministry of Industry and Trade and EU Delegation to Vietnam signed a memorandum of understanding related to strengthening cooperation on renewable energy development.
Đăng ký: VietNam News