HCMC needs support of int’l partners

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee held a meeting with representatives of diplomatic agencies, international and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in the city on the upcoming lunar New Year. 
Attending in the reception were the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Chairman Nguyen Thanh Phong, the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Council Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Quyet Tam, President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee in Ho Chi Minh City To Thi Bich Chau, Consuls General and representatives of foreign and organizations in the city. 

Speaking at the meeting, Chairman Nguyen Thanh Phong introduced the country’s outstanding achievements including Ho Chi Minh City in all fields last year. 

The city’s diplomatic activities in 2017 were actively implemented to ensure efficiencies and overall of diplomatic channels of Party, authorities and people as well as comprehensiveness of political, economic, culture diplomacies…

Chairman Nguyen Thanh Phong affirmed that Ho Chi Minh City made efforts to strengthen and deepen relationship with the localities having friendship and cooperation ties, twinned localities with Ho Chi Minh City. 

The National Assembly approved Resolution No. 54 about special development mechanisms and policies of Ho Chi Minh City. On November 26, 2017, the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee announced project of “Building Ho Chi Minh City to be a smart city in the period of 2017- 2020 and vision by 2025”, added Mr. Phong. 

The city leader also affirmed that support and belief of Party, State in combination with determination of the city authorities and people as well as assistance of international friends, Ho Chi Minh City will successfully carry out the resolution No. 54 of the National Assembly as well as projects relating to turn the city into a smart city and hub of living, civilization and modernity.

In order to effectively adopt the content, the city needed to receive supports of international partners and friends.

On the same day, around 100 overseas Vietnamese joined in a cultural activity to welcome the Year of the dog in Minh Tran Garden (Tan Binh district).

Earlier, more than 50 overseas Vietnamese inaugurated two rural bridges in Cho Moi district, An Giang province. 

BY THUY VU- MANH HOA- Translated by Huyen Huong

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