City leader welcomes new Singaporean Consul General

Newly-appointed Consul General of Singapore to Ho Chi Minh City Kho Ngee Seng Roy yesterday had a meeting with Chairman of Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong after officially beginning new working term in the city. 

Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong receives new Singaporean Consul General to Ho Chi Minh City Kho Ngee Seng Roy (Photo:HCM CityWeb)

Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong receives new Singaporean Consul General to Ho Chi Minh City Kho Ngee Seng Roy (Photo:HCM CityWeb)

At the meeting, the city leader informed the good strategic partnership between Singapore and Vietnam, especially the effective cooperation relationship between Ho Chi Minh City and the partner.

Particularly, Singapore ranked first among 106 countries and territories investing in Ho Chi Minh City via 1,100 projects with total investment capital of US$ 10.73 billion and two-way trade turnover of US$ 7 billion in 2018. 

Kepple Land and Capital Land are big investors and groups of Singapore in the city. 

The newly- appointed consul general praised the role of Ho Chi Minh City as a dynamic city; and Singaporean businesses considered Ho Chi Minh City as a leading investment and business destination for paying attention to as well as creating favorable business conditions for investors in the city.  

THUY VU- Translated by Huyen Huong

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