Sun. Apr 14th, 2024

Secretary of Ho Chi Minh City’s Party Committee Le Thanh Hai and
other city officials have visited Singapore to learn about its urban
planning, flood prevention, hi-tech park building and development
models and investment policies for green-tech promotion projects.

On March 19, Hai, who is also a Politburo member, was received by
Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, who held that the guest’s
visit will contribute to fostering the two countries’ friendship and
comprehensive cooperation.

The HCM City leader,
for his part, spoke highly of the results of cooperation in
socio-cultural issues, human resources training and urban management
between his city and Singapore .

He also said he hopes to
learn more from Singapore ’s experiences in the establishment of
logistics and services centre, urban planning, transport infrastructure,
housing and green space development, flood prevention and water source
reserve.

The same day, Hai met with Singaporean
Minister for Trade and Industry Lim Hng Kiang and discussed
possibilities for bilateral cooperation in urban transport, flood
prevention, fresh water supply, modern information infrastructure
construction, environmental protection and new urban areas, and
processing and high-tech park projects.

HCM
City officials visited Fusionopolis Research and Development Complex
and studied its hi-tech construction and development model, policies to
attract investment in green technology projects and programmes on
demand-based human resources training.

When visiting
the Vietnamese Embassy in Singapore , Hai stressed that in the
context that two countries are striving for a strategic partnership, the
embassy should act as a reliable and effective bridge for both sides’
businesses to boost cooperation in education, electronics, IT, biology
and healthcare.

The city delegation was scheduled to
pay tribute at President Ho Chi Minh’s statue in the Asian
Civilisations Museum Green and work with the Singaporean Economic
Development Department.-VNA

By vivian