The Minister received Ms. Nienke Trooster in Hanoi on July 5th on the occasion of her mission completion in Vietnam.

Minister Tran Hong Ha has presented insignia to Ms. Nienke Trooster, Ambassador of the Netherlands to Vietnam.

At the reception, Mr. Ha thanked the Netherlands Government has for its active support to Vietnam in the field of natural resources and environment, especially in climate change, water management and cooperation on Mekong river delta. The Ministry always attaches great importance to the cooperation and friendship relation with the Netherlands. He believed that bilateral cooperation in the field of natural resources and environment would continue to develop and be sustainable.

The Minister noted that the Ambassador's contributions have promoted the strategic cooperation between Vietnam and the Netherlands in the areas of climate change, energy and environment, thus contributing to creating Vietnam’s new recognition and determination in issues to face climate changes and environmental protection.

The Vietnamese Minister expressed his hope that the Dutch official will continue taking care of the achievements and bridging the cooperation between the two nations more effective.

Ambassador Nienke Trooster expressed her sincere thanks to Minister Ha for welcoming and always giving good wishes to the Netherlands, the government and its people.

She affirmed that she would support and assist Vietnam in training and enhancing the quality training capacity for a number of specialities in which the Netherlands has strengths, such as the management of resources, environment and climate changes./.

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