Da Nang and Champasak (Laos) signed a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation for the 2023-2027 period
Publish date 18-07-2022 14:35

On July 6th, a high-ranking delegation of Da Nang City led by Member of the Party CentrOn July 6th, a high-ranking delegation of Da Nang City led by Member of the Party Central Committee, Secretary of the City’s Party Committee, Head of the City’s National Assembly Delegation Nguyen Van Quang visited and worked with Champasak Province (Laos). Also attending were Standing Vice Chairman of the City’s People’s Committee Ho Ky Minh and Chairman of the City’s Viet Nam Fatherland Front Committee Ngo Xuan Thang. Member of the Central Committee of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party, Secretary of Champasak Province’s Party Committee Vilayvong Boutdakham chaired the reception and worked with the delegation.

Secretary Vilayvong Boutdakham highly appreciated the visit of Da Nang City’s delegation, showing the affection, close and profound relationship of both Parties, States and localities. At the same time, he thanked President Nguyen Xuan Phuc for always caring and encouraging Champasak Province’s Party Committee, government, and people, and thanked Da Nang City for its support for the locality’s development.

Secretary Vilayvong Boutdakham said that presently, the Party Committee, government, and local people are making efforts to implement the resolutions of Party congresses at all levels, overcome difficulties, focus on economic development, and ensure security and order, through which the economy grows stably and people’s living standards are increasingly improved.

Secretary Vilayvong Boutdakham informed that over the past time, Da Nang City has supported the training of high-quality human resources, construction of schools, transport infrastructure, agriculture, and the fight against Covid-19. In the coming time, the Secretary of the Champasak Province’s Party Committee proposed that Da Nang City continue to strengthen cooperation in the field of trade and investment; coordinate in organizing exhibitions and fairs to promote goods of both countries and localities and connect with neighboring countries; facilitate companies to visit Champasak for investment survey; and support the province to promote digital government and economy.

Secretary Nguyen Van Quang congratulated the outstanding results of Champasak Province; and at the same time, highly appreciated the cooperation relationship in the 2018-2022 period of both localities.

Secretary Nguyen Van Quang apprised some outstanding results of the city’s socio-economic development and development orientations in line with Resolution No. 43-NQ/TW of the Politburo. At the same time, he emphasized that the city’s development always has the support of the Central Government, businesses, the consensus of the city’s people, and the sharing and support of localities, including Champasak Province.

Secretary Nguyen Van Quang affirmed that the Party, State, and people of Viet Nam in general, the Party Committee and people of Da Nang City in particular always cherish and nurture the special traditional friendship between both countries and localities.

Secretary Nguyen Van Quang proposed to continue promoting trade relations between both localities, using trade to promote and lead investment, in particular, focusing on two-way investment, facilitating Champasak businesses to invest in Da Nang City and Da Nang City sharing experiences in socio-economic development, especially in the field of digital government, with Champasak Province.

At the meeting, leaders of both localities signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in the 2023-2027 period in the fields of: scholarship, cooperation in teaching Vietnamese, tourism, commerce, etc. On this occasion, the industry and trade sector of both localities also signed a program of cooperation.

On the same day, Secretary Nguyen Van Quang visited the Representative Office of Da Nang Department of Industry and Trade in Pakse, he requested the Office to actively promote trade and investment cooperation, quickly implement the content of the MoU between Da Nang Department of Industry and Trade and  Laos’ South Central provinces, and connect tourism and logistics activities between Da Nang and Champasak through Thailand and vice versa, especially promoting the opening of direct flights between Champasak and Da Nang City.

 

 

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