A fair showcasing the northern region's agricultural, industrial and commercial products will be held in Ha Giang province from May 3-9.

Radio the Voice of Vietnam (VOV) website quoted Nguyen Duc Vinh, director of the Ha Giang provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, as saying that the fair is part of the national agricultural promotion programme which aims to develop agriculture and forestry in northern provinces in the process of rural industrialisation and modernisation.

The event is expected to attract hundreds of domestic and foreign businesses which will display products and services in the fields of agriculture, forestry, fisheries, trade, transportation and handicrafts, he said.

During the fair, a wide range of activities will take place, including a seminar providing technical manuals and introducing investment policies and potential of 23 northern localities.

The event will provide a good chance for farmers, managers, scientists and businesses to exchange experiences, access advanced technologies to promote agricultural production and expand markets.

On the occasion, Ha Giang will introduce its Dong Van Stone Plateau, one of the world’s geological parks, and tourism products of ethnic minority people.-VNA