HCM City, Osaka youths enhance friendship cooperation hinh anh 1The delegation of students and pupils from Osaka in HCM City (Source: https://baomoi.com)

HCM City (VN) – The youth of Ho Chi Minh City and Japan’s Osaka prefecture should promote friendship cooperation in cultural exchanges and science-technology, thus further strengthening relations between the two localities, said HCM City official.

Vice Chairwoman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Thi Thu made the suggestion during a reception for a visiting delegation of students and pupils from Osaka in HCM City on January 9.

Thu spoke highly of the Japanese youths’ visit, saying that it contributes to tightening ties between the two localities’ residents and bringing benefits to people of both nations.

Osamu Kitamoto, a representative from Osaka’s department of culture and citizen, highlighted the importance of youth connections between the two localities in boosting bilateral relations across fields, such as economy, trade, culture and education.

He suggested more support and facilitation from HCM City’s authorities for stronger cooperation and friendship exchanges between the two localities’ youths, thus bolstering the traditional friendship between the Vietnamese and Japanese people.-VNA