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Vietnamese intellectuals in Germany contribute to Vietnam’s development
  • | VOV | May 02, 2022 02:28 PM
The Consulate General of Vietnam in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, recently held a get-together with representatives of the Vietnam-Germany Innovation Network (VGInetwork) marking the 47th anniversary of Vietnam’s Southern Liberation and National Reunification Day (April 30).

Consul General Le Quang Long emphasizes the important role of overseas intellectuals in the Vietnam - Germany cooperation. (Photo: VNA)

The meeting attracted the participation of VGInetwork members who are currently working at technical universities such as TU Dortmund and TU Hamburg, and large corporations such as Siemens, Volkswagen, German railway, as well as overseas businessmen in West Germany.

Addressing the event, Consul General Le Quang Long emphasized the important role of overseas intellectuals in Germany and suggested VGInetwork make practical contributions to Vietnam’s priority fields including green growth, renewable energy development, and sustainable development research.

He expressed his delight at the positive developments of VGInetwork in recent times, noting the agency has expanded the network of experts, actively shared and transferred knowledge and technologies to serve the expatriate community in Germany, and supported representative offices in the area, contributing to promoting scientific and educational cooperation between the two countries.

Professor, Academician Nguyen Xuan Thinh, president of VGInetwork, presented a report on the establishment, achievements and development visions of the agency, as well as the potential for science and technology cooperation between Vietnam and Germany in the fields of sustainable development research, management of resources, land, water and environmental protection, and climate change response.

Prof. Dr. Do Thanh Trung, founder of VGInetwork, presented a report on renewable energy development, Germany’s national energy transition strategy and gave some opinions related to green growth in Vietnam.

He put forward an initiative on the establishment of the Vietnam - Germany Energy Hub under VGInetwork to connect Vietnamese and German managers, businesses and institutions toward a sustainable green economy.

Other scientists shared Germany’s experience in renewable energy development, environmental protection and climate change response, and affirmed their institutions are ready to boost cooperation with Vietnam in these fields.

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