The northern mountainous province of Cao Bang on Dec. 13 signed a memorandum of understanding on education and training cooperation with Guangxi province of China .

Under the agreement, the two provinces pledged to promote cooperation in training and scientific research between their colleges and vocational schools, especially in the fields of agriculture, biotechnology, post-harvest processing and preservation, healthcare, language and personnel management.

Cao Bang and Guangxi will step up cooperation with employment centres and enterprises in both localities to provide on-demand vocational training.

In addition, the two provinces will also cooperate in building laboratories, and exchange experts for joint research as well as lecturers and students./.