The central province of Quang Nam and Thailand’s northeastern province of Ubon Ratchathani have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to set up their friendship and cooperation relations.

Under the MoU, inked on August 20 in Tam Ky city in Quang Nam , the two sides agreed to work together for common development and prosperity on the basis of equality and mutual benefit in accordance with the law of both countries.

They will collaborate in various fields, especially areas of each other’s strength and demand.

At the same time, Quang Binh and Ubon Ratchathani will encourage their departments and agencies to maintain close, direct contact and increase exchanges of delegations in order to realise the MoU.

The pair will also organise an annual meeting for senior officials to review their cooperation and discuss partnership for the following year.

Speaking at the signing ceremony, Ubon Ratchathani Governor Serm Chainarong expressed his delight at the newly-reached relationship, pledging to exert every effort to promote the ties.

He said he believes with desires and willingness to promote deeper mutual understanding will allow the two provinces to enjoy effective and long-lasting relations.

Currently, Quang Nam is hosting a number of projects invested by Thai businesspeople, mostly in breeding and animal feed production.-VNA