Hanoi, May 7, the Embassy of Sweden in Vietnam and Business Sweden, a Swedish trade and investment council, in collaboration with Hanoi People Committee organized the workshop on promoting best practice and technologies to support the development of the public transport sector.
At the workshop, Swedish companies including ABB, Axis Communications Ericsson, Volvo Buses, Volvo Cars and Roxtec as well as local authorities and firms involved in public transport and urban development had discussions and proposed solutions how Vietnam can increase urban ridership in public transport, utilizing latest technologies while protecting the environment
“With urbanization and a growing middle class, cities in Vietnam face many challenges, not least when it comes to public transport,” said Pereric Högberg, Swedish Ambassador to Vietnam.
He also mentioned: “Swedish innovation and expertise can be of great value when Vietnam is looking for sustainable solutions.”
Delegates attend a roundtable talk on public transport in Ho Chi Minh City on May 8, 2018. Photo: Tuan Son/Tuoi Tre News
Pereric Högberg (C), Swedish Ambassador to Vietnam, speaks during a roundtable talk on public transport in Ho Chi Minh City on May 8, 2018. Photo: Vietnam News Agency
Tran Quang Lam (C), deputy director of Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Transport, speaks during a roundtable talk on public transport on May 8, 2018. Photo: Vietnam News Agency
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