12:45 | 09/06/2015 Cooperation
Hanoi will organise a cultural exchange programme in Fukuoka with a view to introducing the culture and people of the capital city to residents of the Japanese prefecture.
The capital will develop opportunities for investment promotion, promoting Hanoi as a promising investment market to businesses from Fukuoka as well as Japan in general, Chairman of the Hanoi People Committee Nguyen The Thao told visiting Fukuoka Governor Ogawa Hiroshi on June 8.
He expressed his thanks for Fukuoka’s support for Hanoi across the fields of economics, environment and society.
Meanwhile, Ogawa Hiroshi highlighted the sound relations between Fukuoka and Hanoi, saying that people-to-people exchanges will help further develop the ties.
Fukuoka authorities always encourage its businesses and organisations to seek investment opportunities in foreign countries, including Vietnam, he stressed.
Towards the pilot solid waste treatment facility using the environmentally-friendly Fukuoka technology, which was inaugurated the same day, the Governor said that it will be a milestone to foster the friendship between the two sides.
He said he hopes that the project will contribute to improving environmental quality in Hanoi in particular and in Vietnam in general./.
Source VOV News