15:14 | 04/07/2016 Events
Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung paid a working visit to the Australian State of Victoria in order to strengthen bilateral understanding and learn of the state’s experience in urban management and building a green and modern city.
Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung (L) meets with Victoria State Governor Linda Dessau - (Source: hanoimoi.com.vn)
Chung, who is also Deputy Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee, had working sessions with a number of Victoria State’s key officials, including Governor Linda Dessau, Premier Daniel Andrews, former Premier Ted Baillieu, Minister of Small Business, Innovation and Trade Philip Dalidakis and other officials of the Victoria Government and the Council of Melbourne.
Victorian officials hailed sound cooperation between Vietnam and Australia, as well as the contribution of the Vietnamese community in Victoria.
Chairman Chung expressed his wish to expand in-depth co-operation with Victoria in all fields, and learn of Melbourne’s experience in urban construction and management, IT application, high-quality human resources building, tourism development, and large sport events’ organisation.
The Victorian side affirmed that it is willing to support Hanoi to develop into a green and modern city.
During the visit, Chairman Chung also worked with some local firms, including Telstra telecommunications group, Interactive data and software service company, and Secure smart meters provider, as well as the Swinburne University of Technology and the Australia and New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG).
Interactive company agreed to share experience in the building and operation of a data centre and support Hanoi in the field. Meanwhile, Telstra group will assist Hanoi in designing and operating a network management centre as well as training staff for the centre.
The Secure company pledged to transfer its smart meters, which are being used in 50 countries, to Hanoi in order to help locals control their energy use...
In the field of urban management Melbourne officials shared experience in modern urban management.
The Hanoi delegation also visited the security camera system and learned about automatic parking managing and monitoring system in Melbourne./.