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March, 20 2014 09:03:00

NZ sees education opportunity

HCM City People's Committee Chairman Le Hoang Quan meets New Zealand's Minister of Economic Development and Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment, Steven Joyce in HCM City yesterday.— VNA/VNS Photo Hoang Hai

HCM CITY (VNS)— New Zealand's Minister of Economic Development and Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment, Steven Joyce has said his country sees education as a new opportunity to develop ties with Viet Nam.

During a visit to the University of Economics in HCM City yesterday, he praised the cooperation between the two countries in recent years.

Minister Joyce also met with HCM City People's Committee Chairman Le Hoang Quan, to discuss their key shared interests and the important role the New Zealand business community can play in fostering that relationship.

New Zealand is now a popular destination for self-funded Vietnamese students, with over 2,000 choosing the country as an educational destination each year. — VNS

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