A conference on cooperation in investment, trade and tourism promotion between the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum and Thailand’s four northeast provinces was held in Kon Tum city on May 24.

The event drew the participation of representatives and businesspeople from Kon Tum province, Thailand’s Ubon Ratchathani, Sisaket, Yasothon and Amnat charoen provinces.

Addressing the conference, representatives from the provinces briefed participants on their socio-economic development, introduced their potential and preferential policies, and investment opportunities.

They reviewed external affairs activities and a report of the establishment of official cooperation relations between Kon Tum province and Ubon Ratchathani province.

The two provinces also devised a plan to create conditions for Ubon Ratchathani province and the Kon Tum branch of Da Nang University to continue exchanging students and work on other areas of educational cooperation.

They will continue creating favourable conditions for the two provinces’ tourism enterprises to run pilot businesses.

The conference created opportunities for enterprises of Kon Tum province and the four provinces of Thailand to learn about investment cooperation opportunities, markets and investment environments, as well as favourable policies of each locality.

Located on the T-junction between Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia, and a link in the East-West economic corridor, Kon Tum province has huge potential and advantages in cooperation and development, with three main economic development zones of Bo Y international border gate economic zone, Mang Den economic zone and Kon Tum city.-VNA