Regarding investment projects funded by the Japanese Government, he suggested expanding cooperation between the two sides in projects to treat waste water and save energy, saying that the city is calling for investment in these domains.
The municipal authorities are very interested in measures to protect the environment and improve the quality of life of locals, Liem stressed, hoping that the Japanese side will continue assisting and cooperating with the city to well perform the work.
For his part, Shigemoto Kajihara said he hopes HCM City and Japan will work more closely on environmental protection.
Japan is willing to share its experience as well as technology in treating wastes and tackling environmental pollution, he affirmed.
He also underlined the need to expand more cooperation models between HCM City and Japanese partners, which are similar to those between the city and Osaka prefecture, in the coming time.