At the reception (Source: VNA)

HCM City (VNA) – Ho Chi Minh City hopes to strengthen tourism cooperation with Gan Su province and other Chinese localities, said Vo Van Thuong, Vice Standing Secretary of the Municipal Party’s Committee.

Thuong, who is also a member of the Party’s Central Committee, made the statement during a December 5 reception for a delegation of the Communist Party of China led by Wang San Yun, Secretary of the Gan Su Party’s Committee to Vietnam, to strengthen the relations between the two Parties and nations.

Ho Chi Minh City welcomes roughly 300,000 Chinese tourists each year, with the number growing annually, according to Thuong.

The city has developed fruitful cooperation with a number of Chinese localities, including Shanghai, Thuong said.

For his part, Wang San Yun expressed his admiration for the significant achievements the city has made over the past years.

He also expressed his hope to enhance the mutual understanding, bilateral cooperation and exchanges between the two localities.-VNA