Vice Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Le Manh Ha hosted a reception on April 24 for Vice Governor of China’s Guangdong province Ouyang Weimin, who is leading a business delegation on a visit to the city.

Ha said his city is keen on moving the cooperative ties with Guangdong forward. He highlighted the similartities that the two sides share and suggested both work harder for closer ties, especially in economics and tourism.

Ho Chi Minh City is willing to create all possible favourable conditions for Guangzhou businesses to come and explore investment opportunities, Ha promised.

Ouyang Weimin said he is accompanied by nearly 300 businesses on this vist, who will attend a meeting in the financial sector in the city.

The guests are scheduled to meet with the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange to discuss cooperation potential.-VNA