Estonia, Sweden tackle the green stuff

  • 2014-08-06
  • From wire reports, TALLINN

Estonia and Sweden have agreed to implementing plans to develop e services and cleaner air together, Postimees Online reports.

"Swedish and Estonian experiences confirm that economic growth and maintaining clean nature go hand in hand with great success. Both countries have good experiences of how the economy can be developed without making concessions at the expense of environment," said Estonian Minister of the Environment Keit Pentus-Rosimannus after a meeting with his Swedish counterpart

"We agreed upon closer cooperation on introducing practical solutions more widely, especially in the framework of the international climate and clean air coalition."

The second main theme was the Estonian e-services experience.

"If e-services developed and embraced in Estonia operated on interstate basis, the resource saving would be by hundreds of times bigger," said Pentus-Rosimannus, introducing e-health, e-residents, and digital signature solutions.