Phu Yen seeks cooperation with India in education, health care hinh anh 1Phu Yen officials and Indian diplomats at the seminar on December 17 (Photo: VNA)

Phu Yen (VNA) - The south-central province of Phu Yen wants to cooperate with Indian investors to improve the quality of local education and health care as well as restore the ancient Nhan towers, Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Tran Huu The said on December 17.

At a seminar held by local authorities and the Indian Consulate General in HCM City, The told the Indian side of the province’s socio-economic development, saying it is a fertile land for foreign investors.

It is currently home to 17 foreign projects, seven of which were invested by Indian enterprises with 192 million USD in total.

He spoke highly of Indian investors, particularly the KCB Technology and Invest Company Limited, which has an effective business and social welfare strategy.

The chairman hoped that the Consulate General could act as a bridge to connect investment between the two sides.

Indian Consul General Madan Mohan Sethi said India sees Vietnam as an important partner and wants to study investment opportunities in the country in general and Phu Yen in particular.

Since India has a renowned undergraduate education sector and well-developed technology, the country stands ready to welcome Phu Yen officials for short- and long-term training, he said, adding that he will work to introduce the province’s culture and tourism potential to Indian people.

Given COVID-19, both sides should organise online conferences to popularise tourist destinations and outline specific training and investment programmes, he suggested./.