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Hau Giang (VNA) – The Mekong Delta Economic Cooperation Forum will take place in Vi Thanh city, in the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang from July 11-15.

Themed “Mekong Delta – active integration and sustainable development,” the forum will feature a series of seminars and discussions, Director of the provincial Department of Information and Communications Pham Van Tuu told a press conference in the locality on June 30.

Nguyen Huu Tinh, head of the provincial Commission for Information and Education, said the event aims to promote connectivity in manufacturing, processing, consumption and export of farm produce, particularly the region’s key products.

It is also expected to attract more investment at home and abroad, especially in agriculture and rural areas, he said.

On the occasion, the forum is due to announce a social welfare fund and will honour scientists, researchers, businesses and farmers who have contributed to Vietnam’s farming and rural areas.-VNA