Deputy PM wants to further cultural cooperation with China hinh anh 1Visitors at the photo exhibition entitled "Beautiful Vietnamese-Beautiful China". (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) Vietnam and China should continue jointly carry out the already signed cultural cooperation agreement and other cooperation deals between culture agencies of the two nations, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has said.

He made the statement while holding a reception for Chinese Minister of Culture Luo Shugang in Hanoi on November 11.

Luo’s visit to Vietnam will make significant contributions to elevating the bilateral cultural cooperation to a new height, Dam noted, highlighting that cultural exchanges have been enlarged in scale, numbers, types and contents, which are important to bolster collaboration ties between the two countries.

For his part, Luo said that his ministry will work and ink a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation in the culture industry with the Vietnamese Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

In the occasion of President Xi Jingping’s State visit to Vietnam, the two culture ministries will organise a photo exhibition entitled “China through the eyes of Vietnamese photographers” and inaugurate a Chinese culture centre in Vietnam.-VNA