Nagasaki's Mount Inasa. (Source: travel.rakuten.com)

HCM City (VNA) – Vice Chairman of the HCM City People’s Committee Huynh Cach Mang has expressed support of a proposal for more student exchange programmes by Japan’s Nagasaki prefecture.

The official affirmed the support during his meeting on October 28 with Takushima Toshio, President of the Industry and Trade Association of Nagasaki, who is on a working visit to the city.

Mang said he will assigned relevant agencies to coordinate with Nagasaki partners to carry out the proposal, adding that he hopes the association to help engage Vietnamese students in Nagasaki in promoting the relationship between the two localities.

Meanwhile, Takushima Toshio said 12,000 members of the association want to promote cooperation with Vietnam across the fields, firstly in bringing HCM City’s students to Nagasaki for study and vice versa to boost friendship and understanding among their young people.

According to him, every year, Nagasaki organizes trips to Vietnam for around 1,000 students and is ready to create favourable conditions for HCM City students to study in Nagasaki.

Of 26,000 Vietnamese students in Japan, around 1,300 are studying in Nagasaki.-VNA