Hanoi wants twinning ties with Bangkok

Hanoi wants to form twinning ties with Thailand’s Bangkok, Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung said during a reception in Hanoi on January 21 for Thai Ambassador to Vietnam Tanee Sangrat.

Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung (R) and Thai Ambassador to Vietnam Tanee Sangrat (Source: VNA)

Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung (R) and Thai Ambassador to Vietnam Tanee Sangrat (Source: VNA)

Chung expressed his belief that the twinning relationship will open up new cooperation opportunities in diverse areas, especially in culture, urban development, tourism and services. 

He committed support to cultural exchanges, investment promotion and fairs introducing Thai goods in the capital city, and wished that the ambassador would effectively uphold his role as a bridge connecting the two countries, capital cities, and Hanoi with Thai localities. 

Ambassador Tanee Sangrat, for his part, informed the host about a plan to hold several activities in Hanoi in 2019 and wished for further support from local authorities in the regard, notably the Thai cultural festival in Ly Thai To garden and the Thai film festival at Hanoi Opera House. 

As Hanoi and Bangkok lie in important locations in the region, the diplomat wished that both sides will form closer ties in the near future.

VNA

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