PORTAL - On the morning of January 18, at the Administrative Center of Binh Duong province, Mr. Nguyen Hoang Thao - Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee received Mr. Aleksei Vladimirovich Popov – the Consul General of the Russian Federation in Ho Chi Minh City to pay a courtesy visit and greetings on the occasion of ending his term in Vietnam.
At the meeting, Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee Nguyen Hoang Thao briefly introduced the province's socio-economic development, investment attraction and foreign affairs activities during the past time. In 2020, the socio-economy of Binh Duong province continued to maintain a good development rate compared to the whole country. Up to now, Binh Duong has 3,928 foreign direct investment (FDI) projects with a total registered capital of over 35 billion USD, ranking the 3rd in the country in attracting FDI after Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi. For many consecutive years, the trade surplus rate of the province reached over 6 billion USD. Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee said that at present, the number of Russian enterprises investing in Binh Duong is not much. Therefore, he expected the Consul General to continue to introduce investment opportunities in Binh Duong to Russian enterprises as well as create opportunities for Binh Duong province and Oryol city of the Russian Federation to cooperate more extensively and comprehensively.
Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee Nguyen Hoang Thao receives Mr. Aleksei Vladimirovich Popov - Consul General of the Russian Federation in Ho Chi Minh City
Mr. Aleksei Vladimirovich Popov affirmed that the solidarity and friendship relationship between the people of Vietnam and the Russian Federation has had a long tradition and is increasingly developing. Promoting that tradition, for many years, in addition to economic cooperation, the two countries have organized many meaningful activities, thereby contributing to tightening the solidarity and friendship relationship between the people of the two countries. Mr. Aleksei Vladimirovich Popov said that, during his time in Vietnam, he himself actively supported the development of the relationship between the provinces and cities in the South of Vietnam and the Russian localities; successfully organized visits and business trips to Vietnam by many delegations from Russian localities. He is very happy that Binh Duong has established a relationship with Oryol City. In the coming time, he will continue to support the promotion of friendly and deeper cooperation between the two localities.
Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee Nguyen Hoang Thao presents a souvenir to Mr. Aleksei Vladimirovich Popov