A delegation of 20 leading firms from Japan’s Hyogo prefecture led by Governor Ido Toshizo, visited southern Ba Ria-Vung Tau province to seek investment cooperation opportunities.

During a working session with the Japanese delegation on November 16, provincial leaders briefed the visitors on the province’s potential and investment policy.

They asked the Japanese to help their province develop and manage seaport system.

Ido Toshizo affirmed that Hyogo is very interested in the Vietnamese market, especially the key southern economic region, including Ba Ria-Vung Tau.

He said that after the visit, his prefecture will draw up specific cooperation plans with Ba Ria-Vung Tau.

Earlier, the Hyogo delegation embarked on a fact-finding tour to the international Tan Cang-Cai Mep Terminal and the VinaKyoei steel company in Tan Thanh district.-VNA