HCM City to establish sister city ties with Gifu, Japan

(VOV) - The cities of Ho Chi Minh City and Gifu, Japan will soon establish a sister city relationship, according to official sources.

“The communities are similar in size and bear similarities in such characteristics as climate, geography and industry,” said Le Hoang Quan, chairman of the HCM City People’s Committee.

The objectives of – Sister Cities – are to promote friendship, goodwill, education, economics and tourism between municipalities.

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Quan said the move will serve as a springboard for further cooperation between the two cities in a vast array of fields including tourism, industry, agriculture, climate change, science and education.