Ho Chi Minh City and Germany’s Leipzig city established friendly cooperative ties on April 10.
A memorandum of understanding (MoU) to this effect was signed by Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Le Hoang Quan and Mayor of Leipzig Burkhard Jung at their meeting in HCM City.
Accordingly, the two cities will work together in heath care, environment technology and energy, sustainable urban development, science, education, socio-culture and sports.
They will also back cooperative initiatives between their public institutions, agencies and organisations.
Jung said Leipzig city is interested in projects for hospital, health care and waste treatment models using green technologies in Ho Chi Minh City, adding that he is accompanied by scientists and medical experts during the visit.
Quan, for his part, said the signing of the MoU opens up opportunities for both sides to expand partnership.