A series of investment, economic, cultural, and educational events were on show at a program titled “Meet Vietnam” that was held in San Francisco, the US, on November 15.
|The opening ceremony of the program "Meet Vietnam" is held at City Hall in San Francisco, the US, on November 15. (Photo :VNA)|
A 300-strong Vietnamese delegation took part.
The inauguration was followed by a display at City Hall titled “Vietnamese space” which featured images and objects of Vietnamese culture, music, and other arts.
There were seminars on Vietnamese education and tourism-aviation on November 16.
The opening ceremony was attended by Deputy Prime Minister Truong Vinh Trong, Ambassador to the US Le Cong Phung; Consul General in San Francisco Le Quoc Hung, officials from the Ministries of Foreign Affairs; Education and Training; Planning and Investment; Culture, Sports and Tourism; and Information and Communications; and leaders of Ho Chi Minh, Can Tho, and Da Nang cities.
The US side was represented by California State senator Loni Hancock; US Ambassador to Viet Nam, Michael Michalak; the mayor of Berkeley, Tom Bates; and San Francisco city officials.
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