Vietnam-Gifu friendship association launches

VOV.VN - The city of Gifu, Japan has a rich history of cooperation, exchange, respect and friendship and its citizen diplomacy is widely recognized by the international community for its support and strengthening of international understanding and peace.

On February 1, Gifu Governor Furuta attended a launching ceremony at the Vietnam Embassy in Japan for a Vietnam-Gifu Friendship Association, which he said was founded in response to an overwhelming spirit of cooperation between the peoples of the two nations.

Governor Furuta said he was particularly impressed with the hospitality he was accorded by the Vietnamese people during his visit of last July and even more so by the innovation he witnessed taking place throughout the Southeast Asian country.

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Ambassador to Japan Nguyen Quoc Cuong in turn expressed his excitement with the establishment of the association saying he appreciates Governor Furuta’s important contributions along with members of the Gifu city council.

Immediately after the ceremony, Governor Furuta and Ambassador Cuong met and discussed specific plans to exchange delegations by mid-2016 to explore trade, investment and cultural issues of mutual concern.


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