HCM City, German city boost affiliations hinh anh 1Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Dinh La Thang ​(R) and Mayor Burkhard Jung of Germany’s Leipzig city (Photo: VNA)

Ho Chi Minh City (VNA) – Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Dinh La Thang met and discussed cooperation with visiting Mayor Burkhard Jung of Germany’s Leipzig city on November 29.

Thang said Ho Chi Minh City lays stress on joint projects with Leipzig in health, environment and education.

He added that the southern hub welcomes long-term operation of German investors, particularly in the sectors of wastewater treatment, water resources management and infrastructure development.

Hailing Leipzig’s collaborative ideas in mounting orthopedics exhibitions in Ho Chi Minh City and building wildlife animal conservation areas, Thang said both sides need further discussion to select and implement feasible joint projects.

For his part, Burkhard Jung said Leipzig businesses is willing to share experiences and transfer technologies to help Ho Chi Minh City improve its workforce as well as manage water resources and environment issues.

The mayor noted his city wants to implement a number of joint projects as soon as possible.

These projects include the construction of an orthopedics centre inside Military Hospital 175 in HCM City and others on medical training and environmental protection.

He said health, tourism and student exchanges will continue to be spearheaded sectors of bilateral cooperation in the coming time.-VNA