Ho Chi Minh city targets to increase cooperation with foreign countries
Leaders of Ho Chi Minh city on June 9th received a delegation of heads of Vietnamese representative agencies abroad, term 2016-2019.
At the meeting (Photo: VNA)
During the meeting, Politburo member and Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh city Party Committee Dinh La Thang congratulated new ambassadors, consulate generals and heads of Vietnamese representative agencies abroad for being bridges between Vietnam and foreign countries.
Noting priority and orientations of development of the city, Secretary Dinh La Thang stressed that as a leading economic motive force of the country, Ho Chi Minh city had always made efforts to make the city a leading centre of economics, services, trade, science and education of the region.
“To realise the target, international cooperation is needed,” he said. “Ambassadors and heads of Vietnamese representative agencies abroad are important bridges in promoting international cooperation programs and increasing solidarity and mutual understanding between Vietnam in general and Ho Chi Minh city in particular and foreign countries.”
On behalf of the delegation, Duong Chi Dung, assistant to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Vietnamese Ambassador to United Nations, World Trade Organization and other international organizations in Geneva, Switzerland, pledged to do their utmost to link Ho Chi Minh city with local countries.
He added that the delegation would expand international relations to increase cooperation, and focus on accelerating diplomatic and cultural activities with foreign countries./.
Compiled by VNF