Ha Noi steps up partnership with China’s Guangzhou city
VGP - Secretary of the Ha Noi Party Committee Dinh Tien Dung and Secretary of the Guangzhou Party Committee Guo Yonghang witnessed the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation between the Ha Noi People’s Committee and the administration of Guangzhou city of China on September 26.
The MoU creates a framework for the implementation of specific cooperation programs and projects in the future as well as organization of Ha Noi's trade, investment and tourism promotion programs in China.
Prior to the signing ceremony, Secretary of the Ha Noi Party Committee Dinh Tien Dung met with Guo Yonghang, Secretary of the Guangzhou Party Committee and Mayor of the Guangzhou Municipal Government.
Dinh hailed the role of Guangdong province and Guangzhou city as a leading locality in high-quality development and a hub for the pilot of many new policies, including the policy to renovate the development, urban management, and special economic zone models.
He promised that the city will create optimal conditions for agencies of the two sides to cooperate effectively in the future, especially in urban management, planning, trade, culture and tourism.
In reply, Guo highlighted the similarities between Ha Noi and Guangzhou in culture, trade and tourism as well as the development of the partnership between the two cities, especially in trade and investment.
He suggested that the two cities further increase the exchange of experience in urban management and tourism promotion, expressing his hope that Ha Noi and other localities of Viet Nam will join international forums and exhibitions organized by Guangzhou in the time to come.
The same day, Dinh had a working session with Yan Jiehe, Founder of and Chairman of China Pacific Construction Group (CPCG), one of the world's leading infrastructure construction firms that is ranked 75th among 500 biggest businesses in the world by Fortune magazine./.