Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Dinh La Thang met with Heads of the Vietnamese diplomatic missions abroad (Source:VNA)
HCM City (VNA) – Ho Chi Minh City expects Heads of the Vietnamese diplomatic missions abroad to help broaden its collaboration, friendship and understanding with and other countries.

Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Dinh La Thang met with Heads of the Vietnamese diplomatic missions overseas for the 2016-2019 tenure in the city on June 9.

He said as the country’s economic locomotive force, HCM City has been doing its best to also become a leading economic, service, trade, scientific and education hub in the region.

Besides the efforts of local government and citizens, the City is in need of international cooperation in order to obtain these goals, to which the heads of Vietnamese diplomatic missions abroad can serve as important links for international cooperation programmes, he added.

Thang underlined that the southern metropolis will take moves to enhance its cooperation with other local and foreign localities, and organisations in a more practical manner.

Duong Chi Dung, Head of the Permanent Mission of Vietnam to the United Nations, the World Trade Organisation and other international organisations in Geneva (Switzerland), asserted that the diplomats will do their utmost to assist the City in establishing sound connection with localities in their host countries.-VNA