City marks French National Day

Ho Chi Minh City Union of Friendship Organizations and Ho Chi Minh City the Vietnam–France Friendship Association yesterday held a ceremony to mark the 226th anniversary of the French National Day (14th July 1789- 2015).

Representative leaders of departments, agencies, French Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City Emmanuel Ly Batallan, French investors, enterprises and companies in Ho Chi Minh City attended the event.

Speaking at the ceremony, Chairman of the Vietnam- France Friendship Association in Ho Chi Minh City Le Quoc Hung stressed that the relationship between Ho Chi Minh City and France has developed stronger in the economy, culture, education, science and technology, security- defense, investment and trade cooperation sectors.

At present, France is ranked the ninth of 70 countries and territories worldwide investing into Ho Chi Minh City.

Besides, the cooperative relation between Ho Chi Minh City with Rhone-Alpes region and Lyon city get advantages of investment cooperation. 

By Do Van- Translated by Huyen Huong

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