VGP – PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosted a reception for Mr. Nakamura Norimich, Governor of Nagasaki prefecture, who is visiting Viet Nam with a business delegation, on April 20, 2017.
PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc (R) and Mr. Nakamura Norimich, Nagasaki prefecture Governor, April 20, 2017 – Photo: VGP
The host leader called the guests as close friends of Viet Nam as they visited the Southeast Asian nation many times with a view to seeking and broadening cooperative and investment opportunities here.
According to PM Phuc, Viet Nam and Japan have built the strategic ties that has been done by a few countries.
He suggested Nagasaki enhance cooperation with Quang Nam and other Vietnamese localities especially in areas of Japan's strength like automobile production and ship building.
In reply, the Governor announced that since 2015, the Japanese prefecture has sent nearly 100 business delegations to Viet Nam. On the other hand, a large number of them travelled for cultural festivals, especially in Hoi An with a view to seeking cooperative opportunities.
Last year, the Japanese prefecture invited 300 Vietnamese students from HCMC to join home-stay program.
So far, Nagasaki has already formed close relations with Quang Nam and intended to invite the local authorities to the Japanese prefecture in 2017.
The Governor took the occasion to thank the Vietnamese side for its selection of Nagasaki as a training centre for Vietnamese athletes in preparation for the Olympic Games 2020./.
By Kim Loan