Senior Vietnamese Party official visits Shanghai

09:31 | 19/04/2018 Events

China’s Shanghai should bolster cooperation with Vietnamese localities and improve the effectiveness of practical cooperation in the fields of economy, trade, tourism and culture, said Nguyen Van Binh, a Politburo member of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV).

Politburo member Nguyen Van Binh and Shanghai Secretary Li Qiang

Binh, who is also Head of the Central Economic Commission, made the statement during a meeting on April 18 with Li Qiang, Secretary of Shanghai.

At the meeting, Binh briefed his host on Vietnam’s socio-economic development over the past years and hailed Shanghai’s achievements during its reform and development process.

Vietnam will create optimal conditions for Shanghai businesses to invest in large-scale projects applying high technology in line with the country’s sustainable development needs, he said.

For his part, Li introduced the city’s socio-economic situation and reform experiences and cooperative relations between Vietnam and Shanghai, as well as measures to bolster bilateral cooperation in the coming time.

During its stay in Shanghai, the CPV delegation paid fact-finding trips to Shanghai’s new economic development model in Pudong, along with the city’s free-trade zone and businesses.

Binh is leading a CPV delegation on a working visit to China from April 15-19.