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03/07/2019 - 11:04

Long An signs a cooperative MOU with the Leipzig city – Germany

On July 2, Member of the Party Central Committee, Secretary of the Party Committee, Chairman of People's Council of Long An Province - Pham Van Ranh and the delegation of Long An Province had a working session in Leipzig, Federal Republic of Germany. On behalf of the city government, Vice Mayor - Uwe Albrecht met and worked with the delegation. Vietnamese Ambassador in Germany - Nguyen Minh Vu also attended the meeting.

Long An and Leipzig city signed a cooperative Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)

Long An and Leipzig city signed a cooperative Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)

At the meeting, the Vice Mayor - Uwe Albrecht expressed his pleasure to welcome the provincial Party Secretary - Pham Van Ranh and members of the delegation. He emphasized the importance of establishing friendship and cooperation relations between Leipzig city and Long An province in the coming time.

The Secretary of the provincial Party Committee - Pham Van Ranh introduced the position, role and potential of Long An in the Southern key economic region as well as the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam.

The leaders of the two localities expressed their deep interest in specific areas that Leipzig and Long An could cooperate together in the future, especially in the development of sustainable agriculture, cooperation in developing supporting industries, mechanics, automation, renewable energy, environmental technology, cooperation in education at high school, university and post-graduate levels, vocational training combined with promoting cooperation in the field that Leipzig is in needs. At the same time, we connect to promote investment, trade promotion, promote goods trade between the two localities.

The delegation visits the Crobem waste treatment plant

The delegation visits the Crobem waste treatment plant

At the end of the talks, Secretary of the provincial Party Committee - Pham Van Ranh and Ambassador - Nguyen Minh Vu witnessed the signing ceremony of the cooperative MOU between Vice Mayor of Leipzig city - Uwe Albrecht and Vice Chairman of Long An provincial People's Committee - Pham Van Canh. The signing of the cooperative MOU between Long An and Leipzig is an important event, opening up new prospects for strengthening comprehensive cooperation on many fields between the government and the people of the two localities, contributing to strengthening strategic partnerships between Vietnam and Germany.

According to the working agenda, the delegation organized a conference to promote investment and connect Vietnamese and German enterprises. Thereby, Long An province introduced its potentials, advantages and investment environment to the German business community. This contributed to attracting investment from potential businesses in Leipzig in particular and these from the Federal Republic of Germany in general in the coming time.

The delegation worked at KIROW company

The delegation worked at KIROW company

Previously, in Leipzig city, the delegation of Long An province visited and worked at the IAK Center for Agricultural Consultancy, visited the reality of KIROW company - one of the world's leading enterprises in manufacturing crane for railway industry and equipment for slag transportation.

Besides, the delegation also came to study and learn experiences of high-tech solid waste treatment model at Crobem company. These are valuable practical experiences for planning, developing high-tech application agriculture, industrial development, and state management in the field of environment which are very practical, suitable to the development trend  and practical conditions of the province./.

By Viet Cuong – Translated by Duc Tam

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