China inaugurated its Consulate General’s office in the central city of Đà Nẵng yesterday.— VNA/VNS Photo Văn Sơn
ĐÀ NẴNG — China inaugurated its Consulate General’s office in the central city of Đà Nẵng yesterday.
Hồ Kỳ Minh, Vice Chairman of the Đà Nẵng People’s Committee, said relations between Việt Nam and China, as well as between Đà Nẵng and Chinese localities, are thriving.
Đà Nẵng has established ties of friendship and co-operation with four Chinese localities, he said.
Investment and trade links between Đà Nẵng and Chinese businesses and agencies have developed strongly with 12 investment projects in the central city, he said.
There are 17 air routes connecting major cities and provinces of China with Đà Nẵng City. The largest number of foreign tourists to the central city come from China, according to Minh.
Minh said establishment of the Consulate General’s office will promote collaboration in many fields including economy, trade, culture and science, and strengthen the friendship between Đà Nẵng and Chinese localities and partners in a more pragmatic and effective manner, enhancing the comprehensive strategic co-operative partnership between the two countries.
Đà Nẵng will create the best conditions for the Consul General to function effectively, in line with international practices and relevant laws, as well as the traditional relationship between the two countries, Minh said.
Chinese Consul General Xi Hui affirmed that his office would co-ordinate closely with competent Vietnamese agencies to promote exchanges and cooperation between Vietnamese cities and provinces and Chinese localities, helping consolidate the neighbourliness, friendship and comprehensive cooperation between both countries. — VNS