Ho Chi Minh City’s leader welcomes former Mexican President hinh anh 1Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong (R) welcomes former Mexican President Carlos Salinas de Gortari (Source: VNA)
HCM City (VNA) – Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong hosted a reception on July 14 for Carlos Salinas de Gortari, who was Mexican President from 1988 to 1994.

Phong expressed his delight at fine developments in the Vietnam-Mexico relations, affirming that Ho Chi Minh City wants to boost cooperation, especially in economics, trade, investment and education, with Mexican localities.

He asked the former President to continue taking action to intensify collaboration between Mexico and Vietnam, including Ho Chi Minh City.

The city hopes to share experience with Mexican city to deal with issues related to urban management and development, he added.

The guest said he believes that the relations between Mexico and Vietnam will develop sustainably, especially in the sharing of experience in monitoring the economy and maintaining social stability.

Mexico City and Ho Chi Minh City have a lot of similarities and hold cooperation potential in tackling challenges involved in urban development, urban waste and traffic jams, he stated.-VNA