Chairman Le Hoang Quan (R) receives Czech Senate President Milan Stech (Source: VNA)

HCM City (VNA) – Ho Chi Minh City has undertaken its maximum efforts to boost the special cooperation and friendship between Vietnam and the Czech Republic.

The Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Le Hoang Quan made the statement during a reception for President of the Senate of the Czech Republic Milan Stech in Ho Chi Minh City on November 19.

The municipal leader said the visit contributes to fostering the cooperative ties between the City, in particular, and Vietnam, in general, and the Czech Republic.

Quan said Vietnam will forever keep in mind the support the Czech Republic has provided for its past struggle for national liberation and the current nation building and protection.

The two nations have developed fruitful cooperation in a variety of fields, particularly the close relationship between their people, Quan said, emphasing that the Vietnamese community has been recognised as part of the Czech Republic.

For his part, Milan Stech highlighted the cooperation potential between the two nations, particularly in trade, electronics, tourism, education, health care, hi-tech, among others.

The Czech Republic has been willing to support and cooperate with Vietnam in multiple fields, he said.

The Senate President expressed his hope that the municipal leader continues facilitating the Czech Republic’s investment in the City.-VNA