Chin: Green Technology Dialogue To Create Economic Growth

Posted on September 29, 2009. Filed under: Environmental Economics |

(Bernama) — The Malaysia-European Union (EU) Cooperation in Green Technology Dialogue will help to create a new economic growth, Energy, Green Technology and Water Minister Datuk Peter Chin Fah Kui said Tuesday.

He said through the dialogue held here today, the private sector in EU countries is encouraged to look for investment opportunities in this country.

“The dialogue also signals an important message and commitment that going green is the way towards creating an economy that is based on sustainable development,” he told reporters here Tuesday.

Earlier, Chin hosted a dialogue with a delegation from the EU led by ambassador and head of delegation of the European Commission to Malaysia, Vincent Piket, and Swedish ambassador Helena Sangeland.

The dialogue discussed various cooperation initiatives in a number of areas, including policy, legal and regulatory frameworks, capacity building, joint project initiatives, and research and development.

In line with his, a fair trade on green technology event will be held in October next year as a platform for the private sector from EU countries to look for possible joint ventures, Chin said.

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