HCM City forges economic ties with Japanese prefecture hinh anh 1Delegates from Ho Chi Minh City and Nagasaki (Source: voh)
Ho Chi Minh City and the Japanese prefecture of Nagasaki are looking to enhance bilateral cooperation in economics, as heard at a meeting between leaders of the two sides on August 27.

Nagasaki Governor Nakamura Houdou said he highly values HCM City’s economic potential and hopes to deepen collaboration with the city based on the two nations’ traditional friendship.

In turn, Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Le Hoang Quan said the HCM City visit by the Nagasaki Governor will help promote the two localities’ collaboration in economics, culture, education and tourism, reinforcing the thriving relations between Vietnam and Japan.

Nagasaki has had ties with Vietnam since the 17th century. The prefecture’s strength in aquatic products, processed farm produce, handicrafts, mechanical industry and electronic equipment is relevant to the direction of cooperation between the two countries.-VNA