Japan’s Otawara city would seek to build friendship ties with central Da Nang city as part of its efforts to increasing connectivity in the Southeast Asian region.

Vice Mayor of Otawara city Nagayama Hayashi said at a meeting with Da Nang officials on August 12 that Da Nang would be his city of choice for establishing cooperation in Southeast Asia.

He said his city will send a business group to explore investment and cooperation opportunities with Da Nang in the fields of agriculture, hi-tech industries, education and culture.

The International University of Health and Welfare will cooperate with the Da Nang Medicine and Pharmaceutics University in human resources training.-VNA