Hanoi hopes for tightened links with French localities, firms hinh anh 1Vice Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen The Hung (R) presents a gift to Senator Catherine Deroche, head of the France – Vietnam Parliamentary Friendship Group of the French Senate, at the meeting on September 25 (Photo: hanoimoi.com.vn)

Hanoi (VNA) – Vice Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen The Hung received visiting Senator Catherine Deroche, head of the France – Vietnam Parliamentary Friendship Group of the French Senate, on September 25.

Deroche spoke highly of Hanoi’s dynamic development along with its relations with French localities.

She said she hopes that the two sides will build on the achievements of this cooperation.

Meanwhile, Hung noted with satisfaction that partnerships between Hanoi and French localities have been expanding to various fields, including education, health care and trade.

The Vietnamese capital hopes to receive help from French localities and businesses in infrastructure building and smart city management, he added.

The host official also asked Deroche to help Hanoi and French localities tighten friendship and carry out cooperation activities.

The French senator was on a working visit to Vietnam from September 20 to 26./.
VNA