Japan praises Ha Nam province’s investment potential hinh anh 1At the seminar (Photo: VNA)

Ha Nam (VNA) -
Japanese Ambassador to Vietnam Yamada Takio and representatives of Japanese companies praised the potential, advantages, and investment attraction policies of northern Ha Nam province at a seminar on September 28.

During the seminar, on economic cooperation between Japan and Ha Nam and jointly held by the provincial People’s Committee and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Japanese side expressed a hope for stronger cooperation and an attractive investment environment.

Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Tran Xuan Duong reviewed the 10-year cooperation between Ha Nam and Japanese localities and businesses through a range of trade and investment activities and people-to-people exchanges.

Deputy Foreign Minister Le Hoai Trung also highlighted the extensive and intensive cooperation between Vietnam and Japan, which has been consolidated through high-level meetings, and suggested the two countries enhance their cooperation in education and culture.

Ha Nam had 321 FDI projects as of September, including 100 from Japanese investors in 26 Japanese prefectures with registered capital amounting to 1,041 million USD, or 25 percent of the total FDI in the province.

Le Thi Thuy, Secretary of the provincial Party Committee, said Ha Nam regards Japan as a priority partner, and pledged that it will make greater efforts to improve its investment environment. She also proposed implementing high-quality human resources training programmes for Japanese companies.

The seminar saw the participation of representatives from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JCCI)./.