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Flood submerges Ly Hong Thanh Road in the southern city of Can Tho. Climate change will be a special topic at the Vietnam-France locality cooperation conference that will take place in the city from September 14-16. (Source: VNA)

Can Tho (VNA) – The Vietnam-France locality cooperation conference, which will take place in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho from September 14-16, will focus on five big topics with the climate change as a special one.

Truong Quang Hoai Nam, Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee, said besides climate change, the other four topics are economic and tourism cooperation, education and health, urban development and culture-heritage.

On the sidelines of the 10th conference, the city organises cultural and art activities such as the Vietnam-France art exchange programme, book and photo exhibition, calligraphy, the Vietnam-France cuisine exchange, film screening on the land and people of France and Can Tho’s tourism products.

Can Tho is the third locality in Vietnam hosting the conference, following Thua Thien Hue and Hai Phong, in the 20-year history of the Vietnam-France locality conference.

Many projects have been implemented as a result of the conference.-VNA

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