Hanoi, Moscow sign cooperation agreement until 2021

Friday, 2019-05-24 17:35:26
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Chairman of Hanoi People's Committee Nguyen Duc Chung (L) and Moscow's mayor Sergei Sobyanin signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation between the two capital cities
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NDO – Under the framework of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc's official visit to Russia, Chairman of Hanoi People's Committee Nguyen Duc Chung had a meeting with Moscow's mayor Sergei Sobyanin.

At the meeting, Chairman of Hanoi People's Committee Nguyen Duc Chung and Moscow's mayor Sergei Sobyanin signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation between the two capital cities Hanoi and Moscow in the period of 2019-2021, in which identifying and implementing the cooperation programme between two cities with specific cooperation projects in the coming period, including a smart traffic management programme, programmes providing public services to people, transferring technologies of medical examination and treatment and high-tech medical services as well as training and exchange programmes for students.

After the signing ceremony, the two sides had a meeting to exchange and agree on the specific contents of the cooperation programmes between the two cities. Moscow's mayor highly appreciated the development of a relationship of good friendship between Hanoi and Moscow in the past. He expressed his belief that the signed document will contribute positively to the development of the relationship between the two capitals.

The Chairman of Hanoi City People's Committee also expected that, in the near future, the two sides will work closely to implement specific cooperation programmes in order to exploit the potentials and strengths of the two capitals more effectively.

Chairman of Hanoi City People's Committee Nguyen Duc Chung also suggested that Moscow city share its experience and transfer technology on smart city development, especially Moscow's smart transport model which is highly appreciated in the world.

Hanoi City will work closely with Moscow city to successfully organise the programme "Moscow Days in Hanoi in November 2019” under the framework of activities celebrating 70th anniversary of the establishment of Vietnam-Russia diplomatic ties.

On this occasion, the Chairman of Hanoi City People's Committee invited Moscow's mayor Sergei Sobyanin and his wife to pay an official visit Hanoi capital on the occasion of 'Moscow Days in Hanoi' event.