Nguyen Thi Quyet Tam, Chairwoman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Council (Source: VNA)

Havana (VNA) – A delegation from the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Council, led by its Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Quyet Tam recently visited the Cuban capital city of Havana to boost the friendship between the two cities.

During her meeting with Vice Chairman of the Havana Council Joaquin Calero Mereros, Nguyen Thi Quyet Tam expressed her admiration of the achievements Cuba and Havana have gained in education and health care despite the embargo.

She expressed her hope that with the sound leadership of the Party, Cuba will implement successfully the new socio-economic model, contributing to the nation’s development.

For his part, Joaquin Calero briefed the guests on the development of the city, and expressed belief that Vietnam and Cuba will continue consolidating the long-standing friendship and solidarity despite the long distance between the two nations.

During the stay, the HCM City delegation visited and presented 100 computer sets and 20 printers to the city and the local Uncle Ho primary school.

They also laid wreaths at the monuments of President Ho Chi Minh and Cuban hero Jose Marti in the city and visited a number of other cultural, tourism sites.-VNA