The Hanoi-Moscow cultural, trading and hotel centre was inaugurated in Moscow , Russia , on November 20.

The event was attended by Politburo member and secretary of Hanoi municipal Party Committee Pham Quang Nghi and Vice Chairman of Hanoi municipal People’s Committee Vu Hong Khanh, who are on a visit to Moscow, as well as the Vietnamese Ambassador to Russia Pham Xuan Son and representatives from Moscow administration.

The facility, a result of the cooperation between Hanoi and Moscow , aims to provide overseas Vietnamese people in Russia with permanent trading and housing space as well as facilitate Vietnam ’s exports to the country and other SNG members.

The centre was built by INCENTRA JSC of Eurowindow Holding at a cost of nearly 240 million USD on a 4.9ha plot of land, housing a modern shopping complex and a 21-storey apartment-hotel building.

A pagoda built after the One-Pillar Pagoda, one of Hanoi ’s symbols, was also inaugurated at the centre on the same day.-VNA