Scene at the working session (Photo: VNA)

HCM City (VNA) – Japan’s Yamanashi Prefecture, which hosts popular tourism sites and diverse agribusiness, wants to connect with potential partners in Ho Chi Minh City for mutual benefit and development, said Governor Goto Hitoshi.

The official made the remark at a meeting with Standing Vice Chairman of the HCM City People’s Committee Le Thanh Liem on October 11.

Agreeing with his guest, Liem suggested both sides join hands in building specific cooperation programmes in tourism and agriculture to increase exchanges of tourists and signature commodities between the two markets.

He briefed the guest on the city’s social-economic growth and its various deals with different Japanese localities.

Both host and guest shared a hope for stronger cooperation and exchanges between HCM City and Yamanashi in contribution to Vietnam – Japan relations.

Yamanashi Prefecture lies in central Japan and is home to the famous Mount Fuji.-VNA