HCM City, UK promote cooperation between elected agencies hinh anh 1An overview of meeting between Vice Chairwoman of Ho Chi Minh City's People’s Council Truong Thi Anh and  British MP Wayne David (Source: VNA)

HCM City (VNA) Ho Chi Minh City is willing to share experience with elected agencies of the United Kingdom in professional work and election organisation, Vice Chairwoman of the municipal People’s Council Truong Thi Anh has stated.

Anh made the remark during her reception on October 4 for Wayne David, who is Labour Member of Parliament for the Caerphilly, Shadow Defence Minister for the Armed Forces and Defence Procurement, and Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Vietnam.

The HCM City official expressed her delight at fine development of the two countries’ relations, as reflected through regular delegation exchanges and growth in trade and investment cooperation.

The city always welcomes foreign firms, including those from the UK, to do long-term business and investment, she affirmed.

Wayne David, in turn, confirmed that UK all-party parliamentarians are unanimous in the stance of boosting the relationship between the UK and Vietnam in general, and between UK MPs and Vietnam’s people-elected deputies in particular.

Showing his impression with the strong and dynamic development of Ho Chi Minh City, he said that during its working visit to the city, the UK parliamentary delegation wants to learn about Vietnam and Ho Chi Minh City, especially the operation of people’s councils at the local level.-VNA