Strengthening cooperation between Hanoi and other provinces and cities of Nigeria

12/01/2018

On January 12th, Chairman of Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung received the Ambassador of the Republic of Nigeria, Mr. Francis Efeduma on the occasion of his new tenure in Vietnam.

Congratulate on the new Ambassador, Chairman of Hanoi People’s Committee expected Mr. Francis Efeduma will be a positive bridge for bilateral cooperation between the two countries to effectively and practically.

Chairman of Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung received the Ambassador of the Republic of Nigeria, Mr. Francis Efeduma.

By the way, Chairman of  Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung also informed about the socio-economic situation of Hanoi in 2017 with the GDP growth of 8.5 %, total social investment reached a record in 7 years ago. Hanoi welcomed 23.8 million domestic and foreign tourists; of which there are nearly 5 million international visitors; increased 23% compared to 2016. In the period 2016-2020, the city also focused on three breakthroughs including infrastructure development, human resources investment and administrative reform.

Affirming the potential of cooperation between Hanoi in particular, Vietnam in general with Nigeria is very large, especially in the field of tourism, culture, sports; Chairman of  Hanoi People’s Committee hopes Ambassador will contribute to consolidating the relationship between the Capital and provinces and cities of Nigeria; Through learning experience; exchange of high-level delegations between the two sides and trade and investment promotion conferences.

Given the warm welcome of the city leaders, Ambassador expressed his impression of the achievements of socio-economic development in Hanoi and look forward to the next time will receive the support, facilitate of the Hanoi government to carry out activities promoting bilateral relations in the capital.

In agreement with the proposal of city leaders, Mr. Francis Efeduma also pledged to closely cooperation with the capital to carry out many exchanges of cultural and sports delegations; as well as learning development experience in the field of agriculture, tourism ...;Contributing to the expansion and development of cooperation between Hanoi and other provinces and cities of Nigeria.

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