Politburo member and Secretary of HCM City Party Committee Nguyễn Thiện Nhân (left) meets Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in Singapore on Monday. VNA/VNS Photo Xuân Vịnh
SINGAPORE Singapore wants to promote comprehensive co-operation with HCM City and Việt Nam, said Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong while meeting Nguyễn Thiện Nhân, Politburo member and Secretary of HCM City Party Committee in Singapore on Monday.
The Singaporean leader said during his visit to HCM City in 2017, he saw the city has dynamic and creative development and has made great contributions to the development of Việt Nam and the region.
He said Singapore valued its relations with Việt Nam.
HCM City Party Committee’s secretary Nhân said his visit to Singapore was aimed at promoting co-operation opportunities and he proposed co-operation activities between the two sides such as organising workshops within ASEAN about sustainable urban development with a focus on climate change adaptation as well as sharing experience in start-up development.
The city also wanted to discuss and sign memorandums of understanding with Singapore in urban planning and development and international-quality human resources training. VNS