Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Le Thanh Hai on March
22 received visiting Myanmar Vice President Nyan Tun.
Hai thanked the Myanmar Government and relevant agencies for assisting
HCM City businesses and investors to learn about investment
opportunities in Myanmar .
In the past, the city
dispatched delegations of leaders to Myanmar . At the same time, it
is making it easier for local firms to seek cooperation chances in the
city. In March 2012, HCM City and Myanmar ’s Yangon City
signed a twinning agreement, he noted.
said the signing of the twinning agreement will offer the two cities a
chance to bolster new cooperation. He expressed his belief that the
bilateral cooperation will keep thriving comprehensively through the
exchange of visits by the two countries’ leaders.
He said Myanmar wishes to strengthen economic development. Last
year, the country issued a new law to lure foreign investment, thus
offering chances for foreign investors, including those from Vietnam .
At a meeting with the municipal People’s Committee
Chairman Le Hoang Quan earlier, Nyan Tun said Myanmar wishes to learn
HCM City ’s experience in improving locals’ lives, especially
those living in rural areas.
Quan said the city is willing to share experience with Myanmar in poverty reduction.
During his stay in the city, Nyan Tun visited Cu Chi relic site, HCM
City hi-tech park and Amata industrial complex in southern Dong Nai