Hanoi seeks tourism cooperation with Slovak region
Vice Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Van Suu (R) and Governor Juraj Droba of Slovakia’s Bratislava region (Source: hanoimoi.com.vn)
Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Van Suu and Governor Juraj
Droba of Slovakia’s Bratislava region on March 20 discussed cooperation
potential between the two sides, especially in the field of tourism.
Suu recalled the visit of Slovak
Deputy Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini to Vietnam in 2017, in which he
expressed his wish for stronger cooperation with Hanoi. The visit has helped to
expand cooperation between the two localities, he added.
As Hanoi is undergoing rapid
urbanisation, the city wants to expand cooperation with Bratislava region in
various fields, including economy, culture, social affairs, diplomacy, tourism
and urban development.
The official proposed the signing
of a memorandum of understanding between Hanoi and Bratislava, creating a premise
for closer cooperation in the future. Vietnam and Slovakia should also promote
tourism cooperation, along with trade exchanges and economic development, he
In reply, Juraj Droba said
Slovakia and Bratislava region in particular are paying heed to Vietnam’s
socio-economic achievements over the past years, as well as potential for
bilateral cooperation in different fields.
The visit aims to establish a
framework to deepen cooperative ties between the two localities, especially in
tourism, he said.
Droba also suggested the two
sides arrange a student exchange programme, thus helping their citizens to
enhance cultural exchanges.-VNA