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February, 26 2014 08:02:00

HCM City beefs up co-operation with Australian region

Chairman of the municipal People's Committee Le Hoang Quan receives Chief Minister of the Northern Territory Adam Giles in Ho Chi Minh City.— Photo hochiminhcity

HCM City (VNS) – Ho Chi Minh City and Australia's Northern Territory yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to deepen their trade and investment links.

The document was signed by Chairman of the municipal People's Committee Le Hoang Quan and Chief Minister of the Northern Territory Adam Giles in Ho Chi Minh City, following a working visit from Giles to the region

The two sides have pledged to ramp up co-operation in a wide range of areas, including education and training, agriculture, tourism and environmental protection.

Both sides also agreed to increase trade promotion activities and aid their respective governments to streamline decision making on joint projects.

The agreement is a significant milestone in the relationship between the two regions, which has fostered significant economic and strategic links. — VNS

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