Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen The Thao (L) and Alderman Alan Yarrow, Lord Mayor of the City of London (Source: VNA)

Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen The Thao met with Alderman Alan Yarrow, Lord Mayor of the City of London in the UK, on September 11 as part of his working visit to the UK.

The municipal leader briefed his host on the master plan for developing Hanoi until 2030, highlighting the building of a financial centre in the Vietnamese capital city.

He wished the Mayor would help foster cooperation and support Hanoi to lure foreign investment in developing the Hanoi Financial Centre, as well as to develop the financial market.

For his part, the host expressed keen interest in the Hanoi Financial Centre, affirming that London is willing to give advice to Hanoi on the development of the institution.

The visit is part of Hanoi’s plan to foster external relations in 2015.-VNA