HCM City, International Organisation of La Francophonie boost cooperation

VOV.VN - Vice chairman of Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Bui Xuan Cuong on April 20 received Regional Representative for Asia - Pacific of the International Organisation of La Francophonie (OIF) in Hanoi Edgar Doerig who is making a working visit to the city.

At the meeting, Cuong asked Edgar Doerrig to support the operation of cultural and French teaching centres in the city and at the Institute of Cultural Exchange with France (IDECAF).

He also called for support to activities between the city and French-speaking partners, France, and the community of French-speaking countries in various aspects.

Edgar Doerig, in turn, said that OIF expects to further promote investment and trade activities between France and Vietnam, including Ho Chi Minh City.

Appreciating the potential of the city in cooperation with French-speaking partners, Edgar Doerrig said that, besides the traditional relationship in information technology, both sides will continue to augment cooperation in agricultural production and exports.

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