Agriculture development in Mekong Delta must adapt to climate change: Vietnam PM

Agricultural development in the Mekong Delta region must adapt to climate change and be in close connection with the growth of industry and services, said Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính.

He made the statement while chairing a meeting jointly held in the Mekong Delta’s Kiên Giang Province on Sunday by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the people’s committees of 13 cities and provinces to discuss measures to promote agricultural development for the region and to cope with climate change.

PM Chính said the Mekong Delta region holds a very important position in terms of politics, economy, society and national defence and security as well as in trade exchanges with ASEAN member countries and the Greater Mekong sub-region.

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