Hanoi, Hong Kong seek stronger economic partnership
Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung (R) receives Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development of Hong Kong (China) Yau Tang-wah. (Source: hanoi.gov.vn)
Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen
Duc Chung had a meeting with a delegation from Hong Kong (China), led by Hong Kong
Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development Yau Tang-wah, in Hanoi on March
At the meeting, Yau expressed his wish to
promote cooperation and dialogue between Hong Kong (China) and Hanoi.
He also spoke highly of the economic growth of
Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, the two major economic hubs of Vietnam.
Yau hoped that Vietnamese and Hong Kong
enterprises would support each other and share their investment experience. He
expressed his wish that Hanoi and Hong Kong would cooperate in the areas of
information technology, railways and aviation in which Hong Kong has advantages.
Chung thanked the guest for his positive
assessment of Hanoi, noting that Hanoi has seen breakthrough socio-economic
development over the past eight years.
He hoped that the cooperation between Hong Kong
(China) and ASEAN, including Vietnam, will open up a new period of investment
and partnership between enterprises of both sides.
The chairman noted that Hanoi attaches great importance
to start-ups and wishes to cooperate with Hong Kong to create favourable conditions
for IT start-ups.-VNA