Chairman of the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City Le Hoang Quan yesterday welcomed Mr. Jean Anes who is the new Indonesia’s Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City.
At the meeting, Chairman Le Hoang Quan appreciated good traditional friendship relations between Vietnam and Indonesia in the past times.
Both Vietnam and Indonesia have many similarities in the history of the national liberation struggle and share many common views over international and regional issues, the Chairman said.
Chairman Le Hoang Quan expressed his pleasure at the fruitful development of relations between the two countries, especially, upgrading relationship to a Strategic Partnership, ensuring a high level of commitment from both sides in 2013.
Currently, Ho Chi Minh City has attracted 14 Indonesian investment projects with total trade turnover of over US$ 1 billion.