Sweden supports sustainable public transport

23/03/2018

VGP – Chairman of the Ha Noi municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung hosted a reception for Swedish Ambassador to Viet Nam Pereric Hogberg on March 22 in Ha Noi. 

 
Chairman of the Ha Noi municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung (R) and Swedish Ambassador to Viet Nam Pereric Hogberg, Ha Noi, March 22, 2018 – Photo: VGP/Thuy Linh

At the reception, Ambassador Pereric Hogberg hailed the host leader for his support for the cooperation between Viet Nam and the EU and the fine bilateral ties. 

Ambassador Pereric Hogberg reported that in 2017, Swedish investment picked up 50%. Swedish investors are interested in investment opportunities in Viet Nam especially Ha Noi. 

According to the Ambassador, Sweden and Ha Noi are working to open door for IKEA furniture and home accessories in Ha Noi. 

The Ambassador took the occasion to inform the host leader about an upcoming visit of a Swedish trade delegation from May 7-8 to discuss public transport and smart city.  

In return, Mr. Chung said that the city is conducting a plan to reform the public transport system including buses towards electronic buses in line with European standards. Hence, Ha Noi hopes to cooperate with European car manufacturers including those from Sweden./.

By Kim Anh