A delegation of representatives from 11 Latin American countries paid a working visit to the northern province of Quang Ninh on July 6.

The visit is part of the Vietnamese-Latin American Trade and Investment Forum that opened in Hanoi on July 5.

At the meeting with the delegation, Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee and also Chairman of the People’s Council of the province Nguyen Duc Long introduced foreign guests to the province’s potential strengths, current socio-economic development and achievements.

Long said Quang Ninh has been promoting and attracting investment into projects in the province, especially in hi-tech projects and those concerning the environment.

He also expressed the hope that the trade, tourism and investment ties between Vietnam in general and Quang Ninh province in particular with Latin American nations will be accelerated in the future.

The delegation’s representatives highlighted the importance of the first Vietnamese -Latin American Trade and Investment Forum and said that they were impressed by the increasing development in both the province and Vietnam .

In the same day, the delegation visited Ha Long Bay.-VNA