The southern province of Binh Duong wants to further its cooperation with Dutch localities, especially in hi-tech projects.

Chairman the provincial People’s Committee Le Thanh Cung made the statement during his working session with Dutch Consul General in Ho Chi Minh City Simon Van der Burg in the province on June 26.

He also affirmed that the local authorities will make every effort across the board to ensure safety for businesses operating in the locality.

Simon said that the Vietnamese Government and Binh Duong took effective measures to ensure security, therefore, his country hopes to boost connection with Vietnam in general and the province in particular in the coming time.

The guest revealed the plan to further forge links in the high-tech field between Eindhoven city and Binh Duong.

According to Cung, 19 projects with a total registered capital of nearly 500 million USD invested by the Netherlands are operating in the locality. They have contributed to fostering the local rapid economic growth.-VNA