Green Growth Strategy promotes post-COVID-19 economic recovery

Friday, Oct 29, 2021 16:02

Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung speaks at the launch ceremony for the Green Growth Strategy chaired by Ministry of Planning and Investment in Ha Noi on Friday. — Photo courtesy of Ministry of Planning and Investment

The Green Growth Strategy plays a crucial role in promoting economic restructuring alongside growth model renovation, said Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung.

“It is an important approach to pursue sustainable development, thus contributing to post-COVID-19 economic recovery, transitioning to green economic development, and at the same time creating a premise to realise the long-term targets of low-carbon emissions and carbon neutrality so as to contribute to limiting global temperature rise,” he said.

Dung made the statement at a ceremony chaired by the Ministry of Planning and Investment in Ha Noi on Friday.

Attendees at the conference included representatives from ministries, sectors, localities, embassies of the UK, Germany, the Republic of Korea, international organisations, the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, UNDP, UNIDO, UNICEF, GIZ, KOICA, AFD, USAID, as well as representatives from businesses, academia, and researchers.

In light of the approved orientation, the National Green Growth Strategy (VGGS) was developed on the basis of extensive consultations with sta