Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Le Hoang Quan held talks with Eddie Baza Calvo, Governor of Guam Island (US), on March 20 during his ongoing visit to Vietnam.

Quan described the Governor’s visit as of importance, contributing to the cooperation between Vietnam’s localities, including Ho Chi Minh City, and Guam .

The chairman expressed his hope that Guam’s businesses will come to the city to learn about business cooperation opportunities and build close relations between the two sides, particularly in fields of common interest like tourism and education.

For his part, Calvo said that Guam and Vietnam share a number of similarities such as people’s hospitality, culture and climate - favourable conditions for cooperation.

The visit aims to boost cooperation between Guam Island and Vietnam, especially in culture and economics, he added.-VNA