Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Tran Vinh Tuyen (Source: ​vnexpress)
HCM City (VNA) – Ho Chi Minh City expects to have more urban management projects with Lyon City of France, Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Tran Vinh Tuyen told visiting member of the Council of Lyon City Max Vincent during a reception on September 12.

Tuyen said the two cities share similarities for conducting joint work in urban development.

Vincent, for his part, pledged to discuss mechanisms to effectively launch projects.

Host and guest agreed that both sides should facilitate exchanges, trade and investment promotion in the near future.

During the Pullutec festival slated for November in Lyon city, the two sides are due to discuss a bilateral cooperation programme and sign an agreement on lighting Ho Chi Minh City Fine Art Museum.

Since Lyon and Ho Chi Minh City signed their cooperation agreement in 1997, they have embarked on projects in the fields of urban management, artistic lighting, health care, education and sports.-VNA