PORTAL - On the morning of July 12, at the Provincial Convention and Exhibition Center, the Signing Ceremony of Memorandum of Understanding on Friendship Cooperation between Binh Duong Province and Nebraska State (USA) took place.
On the side of Binh Duong province, attending the ceremony were Mr. Nguyen Van Loi - Member of the Party Central Committee, Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Head of the Provincial Delegation of National Assembly Deputies; Mr. Nguyen Hoang Thao - Permanent Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee; Mr. Vo Van Minh - Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee (PPC); Mr. Nguyen Van Loc - Member of Provincial Standing Party Committee, Chairman of Provincial People's Council; Ms. Nguyen Thi My Hang - Chairman of the Provincial Committee of the Viet Nam Fatherland Front; Mr. Mai Hung Dung - Member of Provincial Standing Party Committee, Permanent Vice Chairman of PPC; Ms. Nguyen Thi Ngoc Xuan - Deputy Head of the Provincial Delegation of National Assembly Deputies; Mr. Nguyen Van Hung - Chairman of Becamex IDC Corp's Board of Directors; leader representatives of provincial departments, branches, enterprises, Eastern International University (EIU).
Overview of the Memorandum of Understanding signing ceremony between Binh Duong province and Nebraska state (USA)
On the side of Nebraska state, in attendance were Mr. Jim Pillen - Governor of Nebraska; Ms. Sherry Vinton - Director of the Nebraska Department of Agriculture; Mr. Colby Angst - International Trade Commissioner, Nebraska Department of Economic Development; Ms. Joanne Li - Chancellor of the University of Nebraska - Omaha and a number of US enterprises.
Strengthen extensive cooperation
According to the Memorandum of Understanding, Binh Duong PPC and Nebraska State Government will jointly make efforts to build a sustainable relationship, based on the results of cooperation, and join hands to contribute to the socio-economic development of each side. In which, the two will strengthen the friendly relationship and expand cooperation activities in the fields of planning, infrastructure development, urban construction, economic development, science and technology, health, and education.
The PPC Chairman Vo Van Minh and Nebraska State (USA) Governor perform the Memorandum of Understanding signing ceremony under the witness of leaders of Binh Duong province and Nebraska state (USA)
Binh Duong officially establishes cooperation relationship with Nebraska state (USA)
After signing the Memorandum of Understanding, the two sides will give priority to promoting cooperation in science and technology, trade promotion and investment cooperation in the industry and high-tech services, education and training, human resource improvement, and supply value chain. At the same time, creating favorable conditions for enterprise delegations of the two localities to learn and promote trade and investment promotion activities in accordance with the potentials and strengths of each side.
The PPC Chairman Vo Van Minh speaks at the ceremony
Speaking at the ceremony, the PPC Chairman Vo Van Minh emphasized that the Governor's visit to and work in Binh Duong this time is very meaningful when in 2023 Viet Nam and the United States celebrate the 10th founding anniversary of a comprehensive partnership, continue to promote bilateral relations in depth, substantively, for the benefit of the two countries, contributing to peace, stability, cooperation and development in the region and in the world. The bilateral cooperation relationship between the two countries has been steadily expanding, not only in politics - diplomacy, economy - trade, but also in security - defense, culture, education, science and technology, etc. And more especially when Binh Duong province and Nebraska state signed a Memorandum of Understanding on the establishment of cooperative and twinning relations, raising the level of cooperation between the two localities to a new height, contributing to promoting a good cooperative relationship between the two countries.
With the establishment of a cooperative and twinning relationship with Nebraska state, the PPC Chairman affirmed that Binh Duong province wishes to strengthen further cooperation with Nebraska in areas such as planning, infrastructure development, urban construction, economic development, science and technology, health, and education. In particular, Binh Duong wishes to promote cooperation activities in science and technology, trade promotion and investment cooperation in the industry and high-tech services, education and training, human resource improvement and supply value chains, supporting enterprises of both sides to contribute to the prosperous socio-economic development of the two localities.
The Governor of Nebraska (USA) speaks at the ceremony
Mr. Jim Pillen - Governor of Nebraska said that he highly appreciated the cooperation this time between Binh Duong province and Nebraska state. He hoped that in the coming time, the two localities will strengthen exchanges and cooperation in the strength fields of the two sides, including education - training, health, science and technology, etc. contributing to further tightening the friendly cooperation relationship between the two countries Viet Nam and the United States.
Cooperate to develop education and training
At the ceremony, Eastern International University (EIU) also signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Nebraska - Omaha (USA) in training fields such as science and technology, health, engineering, economics, etc. The signing agreement not only opens up opportunities for cooperation and development for the two units, but also facilitates and provides learning, research, and development opportunities for students through experiential activities, student exchange, academic projects, etc.
Dr. Ngo Minh Duc - President of EIU and Ms. Joanne Li - Chancellor of the University of Nebraska - Omaha sign a Memorandum of Understanding
Dr. Ngo Minh Duc - President of EIU said that expanding cooperation activities with prestigious domestic and international educational partners and enterprises is one of the goals that EIU always focuses on. The strong connection network is the basis for the University to share, update and perfect the training program to suit the continuous development of society; at the same time, it also contributes to creating positive values that spread to the community.
Before that, visiting EIU - the core element of the Triple Helix model (State – University - Enterprise) in the innovation ecosystem of Binh Duong province, Mr. Jim Pillen - Governor of Nebraska State expressed his interest and appreciation for the modern learning environment as well as the University's investment in developing the Innovation Ecosystem. With many units that have close interactions with each other, this model not only creates a lot of value for EIU's internal learning - research - start-up but also contributes to spreads and promotes the spirit of start-up and strongly supports training, and technology transfer, providing many services in the field of start-up - innovation for the community.
The high-ranking delegation of Nebraska State (USA) visits EIU
In the itinerary to visit Fablab, Advanced Manufacturing Center (AMC), Viet Nam-Singapore Industry 4.0 Innovation Center (VSIIC), Mr. Jim Pillen highly appreciated the role of each unit and also paid special attention to the Advanced Manufacturing Center (AMC) at EIU with the task of supporting start-ups in the manufacturing and processing sectors. This is an important nucleus contributing to attracting brain resources, investment, capacity development, and human resources to serve the innovation task of Binh Duong province in particular and the Southern key economic region in general.
Reported by Mai Xuan- Translated by Thanh Tam