A corner of Da Lat city. Foreign diplomatic delegations want to cooperate with Lam Dong in tourism.
(Photo: VNA)

Lam Dong (VNA) – Foreign diplomatic delegations, localities and partners want to cooperate with the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong in agriculture and tourism, heard a meeting held in the locality on December 24 as part of the on-going 7th Da Lat Flowers Festival 2017.

The event drew the participation of 20 delegations from foreign countries like Azerbaijan, Belarus, Indonesia, Thailand, China, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Laos, Australia, Romania and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in Vietnam.

Pham S, Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee, briefed the guests on local socio-economic situation and laid stress on high-tech agriculture production in the province, its strengths to develop agricultural and high-quality tourism.

Fujita Yasuo, Chief Representative of the JICA Office in Vietnam, said that Japanese businesses are interested in providing official development assistance (ODA) for the province in post-harvest preservation.

He hoped that the locality will cooperate with the Japanese sides to put forth the programmes.

Meanwhile, Azerbaijani Ambassador to Vietnam said that his country will grant ten scholarships, from bachelor to PhD, for Lam Dong province’s external affairs sector.

At the event, Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Doan Van Viet answered queries of the participants while highlighting that the locality will work to effectuate cooperative programmes, helping promote economic development and tighten diplomatic ties between Vietnam and foreign countries.-VNA