Cuba, HCMC exchange food and agricultural development

Deputy Secretary of Ho Chi Minh City's Party Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong received a delegation from Cuba, led by the Head of the Department on Agriculture and Food of the Communist Party of Cuba, Santiago Perez Castellanos on September 13.

Deputy Secretary of Ho Chi Minh City's Party Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong (4th, L) received a delegation from Cuba. (Photo: Sggp)

Through this visit, the delegation exchanged and shared experience with the city about agriculture and rural development.

Speaking at the meeting, the Deputy Secretary of the city’s Party Nguyen Thanh Phong said that Ho Chi Minh City is focusing on developing urban agriculture and applied hi-tech agriculture in which doubled agricultural production value in 2010 to reach VND325 million per hectare in 2014.

Mr. Santiago Perez Castellanos hoped to gain valuable experience of the city’s food and agricultural development.

The delegation visited Ho Chi Minh City hi-tech agricultural park and Binh Dien agricultural products wholesale market.

By Cong Phien – Translated by Kim Khanh

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