Ho Chi Minh City hopes Brazilian investors will come to the city seek cooperation opportunities in the fields that the two sides are interested in, a municipal official has said.

Vice Permanent Secretary of the HCM City Party’s Committee Nguyen Van Dua expressed the wish at the April 14 reception for a member of the Communist Party of Brazil Central Committee, Ricardo Alemao Abreu. He added that the city is focusing on infrastructure development, especially in transport, and high-tech sectors.

Dua thanked the Brazilian Party and people for sentiments and support for Vietnam during the country’s struggle against invaders in the past and the present cause of national construction and development.

The official expressed his believe that Ricardo Alemao’s visit will contribute to strengthening and expanding the relations between the two Parties as well as between Brazil and HCM City.

Sharing Dua’s wish, Ricardo Alemao, who is the International Relations Secretary of the Communist Party of Brazil, said his visit aims to promote the two countries’ cooperation in the fields of economics, trade and culture, which he said, hold huge potential for further development.

He pledged that the Communist Party of Brazil will work to encourage Brazilian businesses to invest in Vietnam and in HCM City in particular.-VNA