Can Tho to mark 15 years of becoming centrally-run city hinh anh 1An aerial view of Can Tho city (Photo: VNA)
Can Tho (VNA) – The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho will hold a series of activities next year to celebrate the 15th anniversary of its becoming a centrally-run city, revealed a meeting between the municipal authorities and leaders of departments and agencies on November 21. 

Director of the municipal Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism Tran Viet Phuong said the activities will review the path over the past 15 years in terms of politics, national defence, economy and culture, thereby outlining future orientations. 

The grand ceremony will take place on January 2, together with a photo exhibition, a documentary and a yearbook on 15-year achievements, an open marathon tournament, and a music show. 

Trade promotion activities and seminars calling for investment will be also co-organised by the Can Tho Trade and Investment Promotion Centre, the Can Tho International Exhibition Fair and the municipal Department of Planning and Investment. 

Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Truong Quang Hoai Nam said cultural and trade promotion activities will popularise the city to visitors at home and abroad, seek promising investors and expand markets for local firms.-VNA