Overseas representative missions connect HCMC and foreign countries

Saturday, 2018-08-04 12:23:26
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The chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City municipal People’s Committee, Nguyen Thanh Phong
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NDO - Ho Chi Minh City wants Vietnamese representative missions abroad to continue to act as a bridge to enhance cooperation between the city and other countries, in order to boost the socio-economic development of Ho Chi Minh City.

The chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City municipal People’s Committee, Nguyen Thanh Phong, made the proposal at a working session with the heads of Vietnamese representative missions in the 2018-2021 tenure, in Ho Chi Minh City, on August 3.

The leader suggested that the heads of Vietnam’s overseas representative offices continue to serve as conduits to provide information, policies and investment environment of the countries to the Ho Chi Minh City’s businesses; support the investment promotion activities of the city in foreign locations; introduce projects to attract foreign investment; and connect the city with its partners to implement the city's priority projects.

In addition, he asked the heads of Vietnamese representative missions in the 2018-2021 tenure to pay close attention to the city's activities, cultural diplomacy events, and to promote cultural exchange and tourism between the city and other countries in the world.

The chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City municipal People’s Committee, Nguyen Thanh Phong, wished the new ambassadors, new consuls general and heads of Vietnamese representative missions in the 2018-2021 tenure success in their new task while contributing to promote the friendship and cooperation between Vietnam and other countries and partners.

On behalf of the heads of Vietnamese representative missions in the 2018-2021 tenure, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Vu Hong Nam affirmed that the heads of Vietnamese representative missions always respectfully listen to the requests of Ho Chi Minh City, while continuing to promote their role as a bridge to enhance diplomatic relations between Ho Chi Minh City and other countries.