HCMC boosts its cooperation with European countries

A 13 day visit and work in Hungary, Italia and Germany, the city's high ranking led by Chairman of the HCMC People’s Committee Le Hoang Quan has completed successfully and achieved in various fields.

Chairman of the HCMC People’s Committee Le Hoang Quan (first right) visits Budapest Central Wastewater Treatment Plant. (Photo:SGGP)

Chairman Le Hoang Quan signed key’s cooperative agreements with big cities of Budapest, Torino and Leipzig.

In Hungary, a friendly cooperative ties between Ho Chi Minh City and Budapest city were signed by Chairman Le Hoang Quan and Mayor of Budapest capital Tarlos Isvan.

In 2013, Ho Chi Minh City and Budapest city signed a memorandum on cooperative relations establishment.

In Italia, Chairman Quan and Mayor of Torino city Piero Fassino also signed a friendly cooperative agreement between two cities.

Friendly cooperative agreements will be important opportunities to not only tighten relations between Vietnam and Italia, Hungary and Germany but also open new cooperations in various fields.

Ho Chi Minh City will strengthen cooperation with Budapest capital in the fields of city planning, public transport, distribution of freshwater resources, wastewater and trash treatment systems. Meanwhile, Ho Chi Minh City and Torinno city pledged to promote further in trade, investment, education and training, science and technology, culture and tourism, environment sectors and others.

Within the framework of the event, Trade and Investment Promotion Center kicked off three seminars at Budapest, Torino, Leipzig city respectively chaired by Mr. Le Hoang Quan, aiming to call on trade investment promotion into HCMC.

At the seminars, foreign firms expressed their desire to invest into Ho Chi Minh City in upcoming times.

During 13 day visit, Chairman Quan and leaders of city’s department, agencies and businessmen visited and learned practical experiences, modern solutions and technology-enabled business trends of the world’s large economic groups such as Budapest Central Wastewater Treatment Plant, Medical Hospital in Germany, Messer Group, German Bank, Porsche Design Group and others.

By Van Anh- Translated by Huyen Huong

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