PORTAL - On the morning of December 18, at the Administrative Center of Binh Duong Province, Mr. Nguyen Hoang Thao - Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee and Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee (PPC) received Ms. Wong Chia Chiann - Consul General of Malaysia in Ho Chi Minh City to pay a courtesy visit.
At the meeting, Chairman of the PPC Nguyen Hoang Thao gave an overview of the socio-economic situation of Binh Duong province in recent years. The Chairman of the PPC said that, in 2020, despite the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, the socio-economic development of Binh Duong is still quite stable, the province has attracted an additional USD 1 billion 845 million of foreign direct investment (FDI). Up to now, Binh Duong province has 3,928 FDI projects with a total registered capital of over USD 35 billion 400 million, ranking the 3rd in the country in attracting FDI, just after Ho Chi Minh City and Ha Noi City. Currently, Malaysia has 91 projects investing in Binh Duong with a total investment capital of USD 853 million, mainly in the fields of real estate, manufacturing technology and healthcare.
Chairman of the PPC Nguyen Hoang Thao receives Ms. Wong Chia Chiann - Consul General of Malaysia in Ho Chi Minh City
The Chairman of the PPC added that, besides the size and infrastructure of spacious and modern industrial zones, the province still has a lot of clean land fund to invite enterprises to invest and operate. Along with that, the Binh Duong government always accompanies enterprises, promulgates many good investment attraction policies; applies science and technology and builds a modern professional administration. From there, supporting to optimize the settlement of procedures and problems of enterprises operating in the province. In the coming time, the province will concentrate on upgrading traffic infrastructure, expanding and upgrading key routes to meet the demands of goods transportation and trade.
Chairman of the PPC Nguyen Hoang Thao presents a souvenir to Ms. Wong Chia Chiann
In the spirit of expanding exchange, cooperation and comprehensive development in all fields, up to now, Binh Duong has twinned with a number of provinces and cities of 10 countries around the world. The chairman of the PPC hopes that, in the near future, with the support of Ms. Wong Chia Chiann, Binh Duong will establish a twinning relationship with a province, city of Malaysia for mutual sustainable development.
Delegates takes souvenir photos
Ms. Wong Chia Chiann expressed her impression at the outstanding results in the socio-economic development of Binh Duong province in the context impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. She said that the majority of Malaysian enterprises investing in the province are very satisfied with the investment environment of Binh Duong and some enterprises are planning to expand production and business in the coming time. In her position, she will introduce the investment environment of Binh Duong province to Malaysian enterprises; through that, the Consulate of Malaysia and the Government of Binh Duong province will always support each other to promote trade, investment and tourism cooperation. Ms. Wong Chia Chiann affirmed that the cooperative relationship between the two countries is currently very strong, so the establishment of twinning between Binh Duong province and the province, city of Malaysia will easily be promoted. She believes that, with the strategic policies on socio-economic development and investment attraction of the province, in the future, Binh Duong will be more and more civilized and modern.