The chapter's executive board (Photo: voh.com.vn)
  HCM City (VNA) – The Vietnam – Japan Friendship Association of Ho Chi Minh City convened its second congress for the tenure 2016 – 2020 on October 9.

Nguyen Cong Chanh was re-elected as the association’s Chairman, heading a 31-member-executive board.

The Congress agreed to improve its activities towards organising more cultural, artistic and educational exchanges, in order to strengthen the bilateral friendship, solidarity and cooperation between Ho Chi Minh City and Japan.

The association will also continue working as a consultant and a bridge for businesses of Vietnam and Japan.

At the event, Huynh Minh Thien, Vice Chairman of the HCM City Union of Friendship Orgnisations said the association has been an active member of the Union over the past five years, and contributed to enhancing the partnership between Ho Chi Minh City and Japan’s localities in education, culture and economy areas.-VNA