Hanoi boosts cooperation with Finland, Sweden and Austria

08:33 | 20/06/2018 Cooperation

A high-level delegation from the capital city of Hanoi led by Vice Standing Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Ngo Thi Thanh Hang made a working trip to Finland, Sweden and Austria from May 31 to June 10.

At the working session with Deputy Mayor of Helsinki city Sanna Vesikansa - Source: hanoimoi.com.vn

In Finland, the delegation had working sessions with officials of Helsinki and the southern Ostrobothnia region on possibilities of cooperation between Hanoi and the localities.

Deputy Mayor of Helsinki city Sanna Vesikansa highlighted the positive development in Vietnam-Finland relations over the past time and potential for cooperation between Hanoi and Helsinki in the future. Sanna Vesikansa expressed her willingness to share experience with and assist Hanoi in ensuring social welfare and improving public services. The sound cooperation between the two capitals will make significant contributions to the overall development of the two countries.

For her part, Hang noted that Hanoi has granted investment licences to four investment projects from Finland with total registered capital of 570,000 USD in information technology and commercial services. She also reiterated the city’s policy to boost friendship and win-win cooperation with localities and international partners in the world, including those from Finland...

In Sweden, the Hanoi delegation had a working session with chairman of the council of Stockholm city Mats Berglund - Source: hanoimoi.com.vn

In Sweden, the Hanoi delegation had a working session with chairman of the council of Stockholm city Mats Berglund.

The host highlighted Stockholm’s strengths in preserving and promoting cultural heritage values in association with tourism development, information technology, and environment.

He affirmed that Stockholm is ready to cooperate with and support Hanoi in these fields.

Hang said Hanoi wants to boost friendly cooperation with Stockholm and learn experience in urban development, cultural heritage preservation, urban planning and acceleration of bilateral cooperation projects.

She noted that Hanoi is home to 13 Swedish projects worth US$6 million in information technology, consultation, construction, processing and manufacturing industries, and trade services.

Theo VNA