Attending the congress were Nguyen Phu Binh, Deputy Chairman of Central Vietnam – Japan Friendship Association; Dang Minh Hung, Deputy Chairman of Binh Duong's People Committee; representatives of provincial departments and sectors and over 100 members.
At the Congress, the decision to establish Binh Duong's Vietnam – Japan Friendship Association was announced. Participants approved the regulations, action programs and discussed the contents of the congress.
The presidium chaired the Congress
The Association was founded on the Decision No 3369/QĐ-UBND dated Nov 29th 2018 promulgated by Binh Duong's People Committee. Accordingly, its target is to promote mutual understanding between people of the two countries, contributing to consolidating and developing cooperating relationship, cultural and educational exchanges…between Binh Duong and other localities of Japan for the sake of benefit of two countries' peoples, peace, cooperation and development.
The Executive Committee of the Association, term 2018 – 2023 is introduced at the Congress
Till now, the Association has had 100 official members and 10 other honored ones.
Participants at the Congress passed the action programs. Accordingly, it will focus on calling for the active participation of its members, increasing the number of members, building friendship relation between peoples of the two countries, expanding Binh Duong's images to the world and Japan, organizing cultural, economic and educational exchange activities.
The Congress voted its steering board including 15 members. Ms Huynh Thi Tuyet Hanh was elected to the position of Chairwoman of the Association, term 2018 – 2023. The Deputies included Ms. Nguyen Truong Nhat Phuong, Mr. Nguyen Tan Dat and Mr. Nguyen Thanh Binh.
Dang Minh Hung, Vice Chairman of Binh Duong provincial People's Committee addressed the Congress
Addressing the Congress, Dang Minh Hung, Vice Chairman of Binh Duong provincial People's Committee emphasized the importance of friendship relation between Vietnam and Japan in general and between Binh Duong and other localities of Japan in particular. He urged the Association to operate and work in line with the regulations so as to tighten the friendship between the two countries, Binh Duong and other localities of Japan, and to boost FDI attraction.