Los Angeles upbeats about cooperative opportunities with Viet Nam
VGP - Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh met with Deputy Mayor of International Affairs for Los Angeles Nina Hachigian in San Francisco on May 17 afternoon (local time) within the framework of his working trip to the U.S. for the ASEAN-US Special Summit.
PM Pham suggested the two sides foster cooperation in economics, culture, science, technology, digital transformation and climate change adaptation.
He expected to increase the export of agricultural and aquatic products to the U.S. market, including Los Angeles, affirming that Vietnamese goods can fully meet the strict standards of the American people.
The Government leader also suggested Ms. Nina Hachigian call upon American enterprises in general and those in Los Angeles in particular to invest in Viet Nam especially in entertainment and culture industries which are Los Angeles' strength.
He also invited the Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Los Angeles to visit Viet Nam to discuss more specific and effective cooperation mechanisms.
In reply, the Deputy Mayor said that as an Ambassador of the U.S. to ASEAN, she is always aware of how strong the U.S.-Viet Nam relationship is.
She said the Mayor of Los Angeles is optimistic about cooperative opportunities between Viet Nam and Los Angeles this year, adding that the city is looking forward to setting up a twin relationship with Ha Noi, and opening more direct flights to Viet Nam.
She hoped that more Vietnamese enterprises will follow Vinfast to open up their representative office in Los Angeles.