Ho Chi Minh City and Australia’s Northern Territory on February 25 inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) allowing the two sides to strengthen their friendship and cooperation in the time to come.

The document was signed by Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Le Hoang Quan and Chief Minister of the Northern Territory Adam Giles in Ho Chi Minh City on the occasion of the latter’s working visit.

The two sides will share experience and foster collaboration in a wide range of areas, including education and training, fishery, agriculture, cattle breeding, trade promotion, tourism and environmental protection.

They agreed to deepen their engagement in each other’s key trade and investment promotion activities, while assisting the two governments in considering and approving cooperation opportunities in such fields.

Both leaders shared the same view on the necessity of further boosting the connectivity between the two localities in the future, which they agreed will fuel the economic and strategic development of both sides.

Ho Chi Minh City and the Northern Territory will beef up their cooperation by enhancing exchanges of high-ranking delegations in both governmental and business areas.-VNA