Ho Chi Minh City, Osaka youths enhance friendship cooperation
Wednesday, 2018-01-10 09:36:17
NDO/VNA – The youth of Ho Chi Minh City and Japan’s Osaka prefecture should promote friendship cooperation in cultural exchanges and science-technology, thus further strengthening relations between the two localities, said a Ho Chi Minh City official.
Vice Chairwoman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Thi Thu made the suggestion during a reception for a visiting delegation of students and pupils from Osaka in Ho Chi Minh City on January 9.
The vice chairwoman spoke highly of the Japanese youths’ visit, saying that it contributes to the tightening of ties between the two localities’ residents and bringing benefits to people of both nations.
Osamu Kitamoto, a representative from Osaka’s department of culture and citizen, highlighted the importance of youth connections between the two localities in boosting bilateral relations across such fields as economy, trade, culture and education.
He suggested more support and facilitation from Ho Chi Minh City’s authorities for stronger cooperation and friendship exchanges between the two localities’ youths, thus bolstering the traditional friendship between the Vietnamese and Japanese people.