HCM City seeks policy research cooperation with Chinese partner hinh anh 1A corner of Ho Chi Minh City (Source: VNA)

HCM City (VNA) – Ho Chi Minh City wants to boost cooperation with the Development Research Centre of the State Council (DRC) of China in policy research and consultation.

During his reception for the Centre’s Party Secretary Wang Anshun in HCM City on September 9, Secretary of HCM City Party Committee Tat Thanh Cang asked the centre to share its experience in addressing urban issues, including traffic infrastructure development, climate change adaption, and urban population pressure.

He lauded the effective operation of the Linh Trung Export Processing Zone, a joint project of Vietnam and China, saying that it has lured numerous domestic and foreign investors, contributing to the city’s industrial production and economic development.

For his part, Wang Anshun expressed his hope to boost cooperation with the city in urban management and building of socio-economic development targets and plans.

He underlined the importance of policy research and consultation to serve national development, affirming that the cooperation between his centre and the Economic Commission of the Communist Party of Vietnam’s Central Committee will make a significant contribution to the sustainable economic development of each nation, thus consolidating the Vietnam – China friendship.-VNA