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27/11/2019 - 20:07

Singaporean Consul General in Ho Chi Minh City pays courtesy visit to Long An’s leader

On November 27, Singaporean Consul General in Ho Chi Minh City - Roy Kho paid a courtesy visit to the leaders of Long An province. Secretary of Long An Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of Provincial People's Council - Pham Van Ranh; Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Nguyen Van Ut, related departments and agencies received the delegation.

Long An Provincial Party Committee Secretary, Chairman of Provincial People's Council - Pham Van Ranh (R, middle row) receives Singaporean Consul General in Ho Chi Minh City - Roy Kho

At the meeting, Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Mr. Nguyen Van Ut briefly introduced the potential and strengths of the province over the past time. Especially, industry and construction sectors have developed rapidly, contributing to the economic restructuring of the province towards industrialization and modernization. Besides, disease on plants and animals has been strictly controlled; many plants and animals have been applied high technology in production, bringing economic efficiency.

“Currently, Long An hopes to be supported by Singaporean investors in the development of 4 satellite urbans: Tan An city, Duc Hoa, Ben Luc and Can Giuoc districts; supported in the field of training and education for cadres and civil servants in completing masters and doctoral programs in engineering, agricultural product processing, industry, services, urban development planning, etc.”- Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Council - Pham Van Ranh proposed.

Singaporean Consul General in Ho Chi Minh City - Roy Kho thanked the leaders of Long An province for creating favorable conditions for Singaporean businesses during the past time. He highly appreciated the role and dynamism of Long An province - the locality bordering Ho Chi Minh city and having an important position in economic and cultural exchanges with the Southeastern and the Southwestern region.

Vice Chairman of Long An Provincial People's Committee - Nguyen Van Ut (4th, L) and representatives of provincial departments, agencies and branches take souvenir photos with Mr. Roy Kho (3rd, L)

"Together with Ho Chi Minh city, Binh Duong and Dong Nai provinces, Long An province will be an ideal and leading investment destination for Singaporean investors and businesses in the near future," - Mr. Roy Kho emphasized.

The strategic partnership between Singapore - Vietnam in general, Long An - Singapore in particular is increasingly effective. At present, Singapore has 36 businesses operating in Long An province in the field of animal feed, beer, household appliances, clothing, advertising and real estate services, etc. with a total investment of 521 million USD. The country ranked 6th in the number of projects and 4th in capital out of the 38 countries and territories investing in Long An./.

By Song Mang - Translated by Pham Ngan

Source: http://baolongan.vn/tong-lanh-su-singapore-tai-tp-hcm-chao-xa-giao-lanh-dao-tinh-long-an-a86116.html

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