The Ho Chi Minh City Union of Business Associations ( HUBA ) on October 13 honoured 105 local enterprises which have substantially contributed to the development of the southern hub in 2013.

Addressing the event, Party Central Committee member and Vice Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Nguyen Thi Thu Ha praised the attendees for their active and positive influence on the city’s socio-economic development.

She called for the business community to further integrate with the international economy and join the campaign “Vietnamese people use Vietnamese goods.”

The ceremony is one of many annual activities arranged by HUBA to mark Vietnam’s Day for Entrepreneurs.

According to HUBA Chairman Huynh Van Minh, the programme is aimed at honouring and encouraging outstanding enterprises and entrepreneurs in all areas, thus expanding successful models in the business community.-VNA