Delegates from Binh Duong and Vientiane (Source: baobinhduong.vn)
Binh Duong (VNA) – The Vice Mayor of the Lao capital of Vientiane, Keophilavanh Aphaylath, visited the southern province of Binh Duong on September 16 to learn from its experience in developing infrastructure and policies on attracting investment.

He was introduced to the locality’s socio-economic development as well as its investment attraction policies by Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Mai Hung Dung at their meeting.

According to Dung, Binh Duong is one among the top five localities in Vietnam in foreign investment attraction with 2,700 projects worth over 25 billion USD from 49 countries and territories.

The province has to date established relations with nine localities across the world and is preparing to become a centrally-run city before 2020, Dung stated.

Keophilavanh Aphaylath said that he hopes more Vietnamese enterprises, including those from Binh Duong province will invest in Laos so as to contribute to Laos’s socio-economic development.

Earlier, the guest visited the An Thai hi-tech agricultural zone and several companies operating in the locality.-VNA