The working session between Ha Giang provincial People’s Committee and Japan’s Vietnam Economic Research Institute (Source: baohagiang.vn)
Ha Giang (VNA) –Vice Chairman of the Ha Giang provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Minh Tien has called on Japan’s Vietnam Economic Research Institute (VERI) to assist the locality in opening a representative office in the country in order to promote trade between the two sides.

At a working session with a VERI delegation on June 30, Tien suggested the Japanese institute help Ha Giang train skilled workers who can meet requirements set by the Japanese market.

He also called for the institute’s support in product development and tourism promotion in the northern mountainous province.

The official used the occasion to brief his guests on Ha Giang’s socio-economic achievements as well as its economic potential and advantages.

Hailing Ha Giang’s efforts in investment attraction and investment climate improvement, VERI Chairman Inoue Toshio affirmed that his institute wishes to cooperate with the province to promote its image in Japan.

VERI will work as a bridge for Japanese businesses to invest in the province and help the locality maximiseits potential and strengths to boost socio-economic development and poverty reduction, and narrow its development gap with other provinces in the region, he said.

Earlier, the Japanese delegation made a field-trip to An Vy Medicine Development JSC and a community-based tourist site in Nam Dam village, Tam Son town, Quan Ba district, a centre of plant and cattle breeds and Vuongfamilyresidence relic site in Dong Van district, and a tea growing area in Hoang Su Phi district and an orange farm in BacQuang district.

Since its inception in 1991, VERI has provided consultations for nearly 1,000 Japanese enterprises who want to invest in Vietnam. Thank s to the advice, many Japanese firms have operated successfully in the Southeast Asian nation.-VNA