PORTAL - On the morning of March 26, at the Administrative Center of Binh Duong Province, Mr. Nguyen Thanh Truc - Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee received Ms. Emily Hamblin – UK Consul General in Ho Chi Minh City, cum Director of UK Trade in Vietnam paying a courtesy visit.
Thanks for the warm reception from the leaders of Binh Duong, Ms. Emily Hamblin emphasized that the trade relationship between Vietnam and the UK over the past 10 years has developed to new heights. At the same time, she affirmed that the UK-Vietnam free trade agreement signed at the end of 2020 is the beginning of a new stage in the relationship between the two countries for the development of key trading fields, contributing to promoting the export market for Vietnamese goods. In which, there are strong goods of Binh Duong such as leather shoes, textiles and garments, wood products and ceramics.
Overview of the meeting
She believed that, with the strength of science and technology, in the coming time, the UK will cooperate strongly with Vietnam in the fields of transport infrastructure development, renewable energy, wastewater management and treatment, health, etc. In particular, the UK side hoped to cooperate with Binh Duong to improve the quality of education, support scholarships for students, promote the development of artificial intelligence, cyber security and build smart city, helping Binh Duong maintain a high growth rate, improve competitiveness and develop sustainably.
Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee Nguyen Thanh Truc presents a souvenir to Ms. Emily Hamblin
Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee Nguyen Thanh Truc happily welcomed Ms. Emily Hamblin and members of the Delegation to visit Binh Duong. The Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee informed about the development orientations of Binh Duong such as attracting selective investment, building and training high-quality human resources, developing transport infrastructure, building the Innovation Region, etc. These are issues that the province is particularly interested in, needing capital and experience from advanced countries in the world, including the UK. The Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee hoped that Ms. Emily Hamblin will continue to pay attention and introduce Binh Duong's potential to UK investors. In the coming time, the two sides will increase research, exchange, and selection of suitable investment fields.
Delegates take a souvenir photo
Reported by Doan Trang - Translated by Nguyen Trang