HAI PHONG (VNS) — The northern port city of Hai Phong, a major sea gateway and transport hub in Viet Nam, wants to increase its co-operation on trade and investment with Uruguay, said Duong Anh Dien, secretary of the municipal Party Committee.
Dien made the comment to Anibal Pereyra, speaker of the Chamber of Representatives of Uruguay. Hai Phong had long been considered the biggest northern seaport in Viet Nam and was focusing on socio-economic development and trade co-operation expansion with foreign countries, including Uruguay, Dien said at a reception in the city yesterday.
Aside from advantages in marine transport, the city had well-developed roads, railways and aviation, he said.
Pereyra said that during his visit from January 18 to 22, he intended to strengthen bilateral co-operation between the two countries. — VNS