Hanoi steps up cooperation with Belgian localities hinh anh 1At the meeting (Source: http://vietbao.vn)

Hanoi (VNA) –
Belgian businesses and localities are expected to boost cooperation with Hanoi in healthcare, cultural heritage preservation, and environment, according to a city official.

At a meeting with Belgian Secretary of State for Foreign Trade Pieter De Crem in Hanoi on October 3, Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen The Hung said the city will create the best conditions for Belgian firms to explore the market.

He thanked Belgium for helping Hanoi upgrade the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long and implement clean water projects.

Hanoi will work with the Embassy of Belgium in Vietnam to celebrate the 45th founding anniversary of Vietnam-Belgium diplomatic relations in 2018, he added.

De Crem said his visit to Vietnam aims to enhance trade between the two countries and between Belgian localities and Hanoi.

He hoped the two countries’ enterprises will have enjoy win-win cooperation in the future.-VNA