The potential for further cooperation between Chile and Vietnam in general and Ho Chi Minh City , Vietnam ’s most populous and largest economic hub in particular, remains high, said Chairman of the HCM City People’s Committee Le Hoang Quan.
He added that HCM City also called for a Chilean sister city while receiving Chilean President Sebastian Pinera Echenique in HCM City on Mar. 23.
Briefing the guest on the socio-economic development of HCM City , Quan said that part of the city’s development rested on the cooperation with other countries including Chile .
For his part, President Pinera said the visit was successful with many results including the signing of a bilateral trade agreement and several cooperation pacts in education, tourism, culture and finance.
He said he hopes the two counties will link Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement soon.
Speaking to the Chile-Vietnam Business Forum, Pinera spoke highly of the participation of the business community of both countries.
He also encouraged businesses from both sides to get better understanding of each other and enhance trade and investment exchange between the two countries.-VNA