Informing his guest on the local authority's plans to achieve the national goals for green development in all aspects of life, Hoan proposed that the U.K. share experience in building mechanisms, policies, and method for the operation and management of financial centers and green financial development.

At the meeting

He suggested the U.K. encourage British businesses to invest in and cooperate with the city in the construction of an international financial centre and development of the green healthcare, education, and energy.

The southern metropolis also welcomes the U.K.’s introduction of companies to participate in the 2023 Ho Chi Minh City Economic Forum, which focuses on green growth and sustainable development, he affirmed.

Hoan pledged close cooperation and favorable conditions for the successful organization of the U.K.'s event in the city to mark five decades of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

For his part, Stuart affirmed that the U.K. will continue to cooperate and share experience with Vietnam, including Ho Chi Minh City, for the country to fulfil its commitment to carbon neutrality by 2050 as declared at the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26). The U.K. will also promote and introduce experienced and potential British businesses to participate in the municipal forum.

Acknowledging the initial results of cooperation between the U.K. and the city in building the international financial center project, he highlighted further assistance to come serving its implementation. The U.K. government is also ready to assist the city in developing and deploying intelligent healthcare projects.

Stuart pledged to introduce experienced British investors to supply the city with the equipment, technique and technology for converting biomass to energy. He also promised to share experience in establishing legal frameworks, mechanisms, and standards for projects attracting financial resources for green development.

Source: VNA