“Innovation Sweden” events draw crowds in Ho Chi Minh City - “Innovation Sweden” events draw crowds in Ho Chi Minh City - Website Ho Chi Minh City
Nearly 7,000 students and youngsters joined the Innovation Sweden programme held in Ho Chi Minh City from November 10-30, according to Swedish Ambassador to Vietnam Camilla Mellander.
The programme, part of activities to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the Vietnam-Sweden diplomatic ties, comprised 15 events and activities under the theme of innovative technology, she said.
In particular, a series of workshops on climate change, urban traffic and communications during the programme offered a venue for state agencies and businesses of both sides to exchange ideas and seek technological solutions to meet the demand of the modern industrial economy, said Mellander.
At the same time, four delegations of top Swedish enterprises in technology also participated in the programme to introduce solutions to urban traffic, environmental pollution, climate change and natural disasters in Vietnam , she added.
Meanwhile, Doan Tuan Linh, Vice Director of Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of External Relations, spoke highly of the programme, including exhibitions, conferences, film festivals and music performances that introduce the culture, nation and people of Sweden .
The programme helps deepen the understanding of locals in Ho Chi Minh City on Sweden, he stated.