HCM City bolsters cooperation with Canada’s Toronto hinh anh 1Vice Chairman of the HCM City People’s Committee Tran Vinh Tuyen (L) meets with Vice Mayor of Toronto Denzil Minnan Wong (Source: thesaigontimes.vn)
HCM City (VNA) – Authorities of Ho Chi Minh City and the Canadian city of Toronto are determined to intensify substantial and effective cooperation.

The statement was made during a meeting between Vice Chairman of the HCM City People’s Committee Tran Vinh Tuyen and Vice Mayor of Toronto Denzil Minnan Wong in HCM City on November 14.

Vice Chairman Tuyen affirmed that HCM City wants to cooperate with Toronto’s authorities and businesses in the fields of its concern such as environmental pollution, flooding and traffic congestion.

He also stressed that the cooperation between the two cities’ authorities will offer opportunities for businesses of both sides. HCM City is willing to create favourable conditions for Toronto firms’ operation and investment in the city, especially those applied advanced technology.

For his part, Vice Mayor Denzil Minnan Wong expressed his impression with HCM City’s strong development, saying that similarities on challenges in urban development will be a chance for cooperation between two cities, especially in addressing environmental pollution, preventing flooding and managing water resources.

Sharing its strength in the financial service, he affirmed Toronto’s authorities and businesses are willing to cooperate and share experience about the building of a financial centre with HCM City.

The two officials also agreed to direct relevant agencies to discuss further for the signing and implementation of agreements on cooperation in various fields like education, start-up support, technology innovation and cultural exchange activities.-VNA