HCMC & Singapore boost strategic partnership relations

Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong received Singapore’s Foreign Affairs Minister Vivian Balakrishnan on October 27.

Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong (R) receives Singapore’s Foreign Affairs Minister Vivian Balakrishnan. (Source: www. hochiminh.gov.vn)

At the meeting, the chairman expressed his pleasure for the good strategic partnership relations between Vietnam and Singapore since the relation was established in 2013.

Singapore is the biggest foreign direct investor in the city having more than 850 projects with total investment capital of over US$ 9. 5 billion.

The city leaders are willing to actively create favorable conditions and assistants for foreign investors, especially Singapore in the next time, added Mr. Nguyen Thanh Phong.

On the same day, the city’s leader had another meeting with  Harry B. Harris Jr, Commander, U.S. Pacific Command.

The two sides also affirmed to share attention about maritime security in the East Sea.


 

By Thuy Vu- Translated by Huyen Huong

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