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Yen Bai province attended the “Meet Europe” conference in Hanoi

In the morning of 25 May, the Meet Europe 2018 Conference – hosted by People’s Commttee of Hanoi City, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA), European Union External Action Service (EEAS) and EuroCham - was organized. The event saw the participation of PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc and more than 600 delegates. Its goal is to enhance, diversify the investment and trade forms between Europe and Vietnam, including Hanoi.

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc witnessed the MoU signing ceremony on cooperation between MoFA and Eurocham. (Source: Thong Nhat/ Vietnam News Agency)

Meet Europe 2018 conference is the opportunity of meeting, exchange, connecting and expanding the cooperative relations on economy, trade and investment for leaders of the local governments, enterprises in Vietnam and EU partners in Vietnam. This event also helped provinces, cities surrounding the Capital to seek for cooperative chances from foreign partners as well as to attract investment.

Having the speech at the conference, the PM asked the leaders of Ministries, the heads of local agencies for understanding, providing favorable conditions and solving problems of Europe enterprises and partners during their business operation in Vietnam. He also expected that Europe enterprises and partners to plan for long-term investment and trading strategy in Vietnam and to establish the effective connection with Vietnam partners. 

In the framework of the conference, the working delegation of Yen Bai province led by Mr. Nguyen Chien Thang – Vice Chairman of the PPC attended the event and met on the sidelines with the Embassy of Germany and the Embassy of Italy in Vietnam aiming to introduce the potentials, strengths and investment environment of Yen Bai province to attract investors who attended the conference to visit Yen Bai for seeking investment opportunities; to look for the chance of expanding consumer market for main products of the province to the global market; to promote and establish cooperative relations with localities/ partners of European countries.

At the meeting with the Embassy of Germany in Vietnam, Mr. Nguyen Chien Thang provided the Ambassador with the information of socio-economic situation and potentials, strengths of Yen Bai province. He also said that, recently, Yen Bai province has exchanged via letters with 2 localities of Germany, they are: Baden City - Baden and Bayern State to connect and establish cooperation on agriculture, forestry, industry, tourism, etc. On this occasion, Mr. Thang invited the Ambassador to visit and work with Yen Bai province to take survey, understand more about potentials and strengths of Yen Bai. The Ambassador thanked to the leaders of Yen Bai for this invitation and planned to visit and work in Yen Bai province in September 2018. In the coming time, he promised to work with the 2 mentioned localities of Germany to help Yen Bai province in connecting and the chance of mutual understanding.

The overview of the meeting between Yen Bai working delegation and the Embassy of Germany in Vietnam

At the meeting with the Embassy of Italy in Vietnam, Mr. Nguyen Chien Thang informed the Embassy about the status of establishing cooperative relations between Yen Bai and Massa – Carrara provinces. At this time, Yen Bai province asked the Embassy of Italy for supporting on connection and establishing cooperative relations with Massa – Carrara province or another locality of Italy for expanding trade and supporting on mutual development of tourism, education as well as for contribution to strengthen the strategic partnership between Vietnam and Italy. Mr. Thang invited the delegation of the Embassy to visit and work with Yen Bai province to enhance the relations and to understand more about potentials, strengths of Yen Bai.

The overview of the meeting between Yen Bai working delegation and the Embassy of Italy in Vietnam

The working delegation of Yen Bai province had a photo with the Embassy of Italy in Vietnam

Yen Bai provincial Foreign Services Center

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