Hosting special advisor of the Japan-Vietnam Friendship Parliamentary Alliance Tsutomo Takebe in the province on March 11, Liem said he appreciates his guest’s proposal to develop a trans-regional public transport system and urban agriculture, and promised that a bus service, supplied by Becamex Tokyo IDC (Binh Doung) bus manufacturers, connecting Binh Duong with Ho Chi Minh City will be launched in the future.
The province has adopted hi-tech and urban farming models which have yielded good initial results, he revealed.
The host hoped that Takebe, with his high-profile political role and personal prestige, will help further promote cooperation between Vietnam and Japan.
Takebe, said while riding on a Becamex Tokyu bus, he is delighted at the positive transformation of the province.
As advisor to the Tokyu Corporation’s research centre, Takebe suggested that Binh Duong’s public transport should connect with adjancent localities, especially Ho Chi Minh City.
With his experience as former Japanese Minister of Agriculture, Takebe also shared Japan’s know-how to develop urban farming models that suit realities.