HCM City, Shanghai boost cooperation

Chairwoman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Council Nguyen Thi Quyet Tam has voiced her hope for stronger cooperation between the city and the Chinese city of Shanghai in various areas.

HCM City will work closely with Shanghai to enhance experience sharing and exchanges, Tam told Yin Yicui, chairwoman of the Standing Committee of the Shanghai Municipal People's Congress at a reception on October 9. 

She congratulated the Chinese city on its great achievements over the recent past, and expressed her belief that Vietnam and China will continue to promote their traditional friendship during the process of cooperation and development. 

For her part, Yin said Shanghai and HCM City have many similarities in terms of geographical position as well as their important role in their countries. 

She suggested that the two cities hold various activities in 2014 to mark the 20th anniversary of their twinning relationship and re-sign the document to further promote the ties.

VNA/VOV online