[enviro-vlc] Ha Long wins 'ASEAN Environmentally Sustainable City' Award
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Ha Long wins 'ASEAN Environmentally Sustainable City' Award
Nhan Dan - Ha Long, the coastal city famous for its thousands of natural islands
won 'ASEAN Environmentally Sustainable City' Award hosted by the Ministry of
Natural Resources and Environment in Hanoi yesterday.
This is the first time the 2008 ASEAN Environmentally Sustainable City Award to
be presented to ten ASEAN representative cities which have achievements on
enhancing living environment quality as well as on raising awareness of
environmental protection and sustainable development among ASEAN member nations'
people and leaders.
Vice State President Nguyen Thi Doan, Minister of Natural Resources and
Environment Pham Khoi Nguyen, Deputy Secretary-General of ASEAN Nicholas Tandi
Dammen, Chairperson of ASEAN Working Group on Environmentally Sustainable Cities
Liana Bratasida and officials attended the award presentation ceremony.
This activity lies within the framework of the activities of 11th ASEAN
Ministerial Meeting on Environment held in Hanoi from October 5-10.
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