News from Dutch Embassy in Vietnam: Friendship between Viet Nam and Holland in Hanoi’s spotlight



The Hang Dau water tower receives a touch of orange during a week of festive days in Vietnam and the Netherlands.


The 27th of April was the national day of the Netherlands – King’s Day. Vietnam celebrated Victory day on the 30th of April. On this occasion, the Hang Dau water tower has been turned into a beacon of light during one week. Jointly facilitated by Hanoi People’s Committee, the Netherlands Embassy and state-of-the-art technology by Philips Lighting it serves as a lively proof of friendship and cooperation between Vietnam and the Netherlands.


As delta countries, Vietnam and the Netherlands face similar challenges regarding water management, climate change and energy. Since 2010 Vietnam and the Netherlands have been closely cooperating under a Strategic Partnership Agreement on water management and climate change adaptation. We focus on sharing expertise on water treatment and flood protection in the Red River and Mekong river deltas. Together Vietnam and the Netherlands are working on a sustainable and prosperous future.

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