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09/01/2021 - 15:59

Secretary of the Long An Party Committee visits diplomatic missions in Ho Chi Minh City

Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of People's Council of Long An province - Nguyen Van Duoc and leaders of Department of Foreign Affairs, Department of Planning and Investment visited diplomatic representative agencies in Ho Chi Minh City.

The delegation takes souvenir photos with leaders of Japanese diplomatic missions and organizations in the Ho Chi Minh City

The delegation takes souvenir photos with leaders of Japanese diplomatic missions and organizations in the Ho Chi Minh City

The delegation visited the Consulate General of Japan in Ho Chi Minh City - Mr. Watanabe Nobuhiro and Chief Representative of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in Ho Chi Minh City - Mr. Masuda Chikahiro, Chief Representative Japan of The Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) in Ho Chi Minh City - Mr. Hirai Sinji and Chairman of the Japanese Commerce Club of Ho Chi Minh City (JCCH) - Mr. Hideyuki Okada.

At the meeting, the Consulate General of Japan in Ho Chi Minh City - Mr. Watanabe Nobuhiro expressed his thanks to the Provincial Party Committee, People's Council, and People's Committee of Long An Province for spending valuable time visiting the Japanese diplomatic agencies on the occasion of the beginning of the year.

Mr. Watanabe said that the prospect for cooperation between Japan and Vietnam in general and Long An province in particular is very good. Mr. Watanabe reminded Japan Prime Minister's visit to Vietnam in October 2020 as a testament to Japan's interest in Vietnam as well as the potential for cooperation between the two countries. On the part of Long An province, he highly appreciated the special geographical location, the relatively complete infrastructure system, which is an advantage to attract many Japanese enterprises to come and invest in the coming time.

Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of People's Council of Long An province - Nguyen Van Duoc expressed his thanks to the Consul General of Japan and Japanese organizations in Ho Chi Minh City for spending time and working with the Long An delegation. At the same time, he announced the cooperation situation of Long An province with Japanese partners in areas such as local cooperation, investment, agricultural cooperation, labor, and so on over the past time. 

On this occasion, the Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the People's Council of Long An province invited representatives of Japanese organizations in Ho Chi Minh City to organize a survey of some industrial parks that have been put in operation recently in the province.

Following the working program, the delegation visited the Korean Consulate General and the Korean Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Ho Chi Minh City. Here, the Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the People's Council of Long An province - Nguyen Van Duoc informed the new Consul General of Korea - Mr. Kang Myeong Il about the cooperation situation between Long An and South Korea in recent years. The Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee emphasized the positive results of cooperation between Long An province and Chungcheongnam-do province (Korea) over the past 15 years as well as the contributions that the Korean business community is investing in Long An. 

Korean Consulate General in TP. Mr. Kang Myeong Il said he was very impressed with the results of cooperation that Long An province has achieved with Korean localities, organizations and enterprises. He said that Long An province has many good conditions for socio-economic development and attracting Korean businesses to invest, especially with the advantage of geographical location and perfect transport infrastructure. In the next term, Mr. Kang Myeong Il will do his best together with Long An province to nurture the friendly relationship between Long An province and Korea, with the motto of mutual benefit.

At the meeting with the Korean Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KOCHAM) in Ho Chi Minh City, the two sides also discussed issues of mutual concern such as the establishment of the Korean Business Association in Long An province. Accordingly, at present, Long An province has a policy of agreeing and basically completing legal procedures towards Long An province. The two sides agreed to choose an appropriate occasion after the Lunar New Year to organize the meeting and launch of the Sub-Association. Long An province will organize investment promotion activities, introduce local development directions in the next 5 years to Korean businesses./.

By Quoc Thinh – Translated by Duc Tam

Source: https://baolongan.vn/bi-thu-tinh-uy-long-an-tham-cac-co-quan-dai-dien-ngoai-giao-cac-nuoc-tai-tp-ho-chi-minh-a108040.html

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