PORTAL - On the morning of January 24, at the Binh Duong Provincial Administration Center, Mr. Nguyen Hoang Thao - Permanent Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee chaired an online working session with Artemisa province (Cuba).
At the Artemisa bridge point, there was Mr. Ricardo Concepcion Rodriguez - Governor of Artemisa province.
During the meeting, the provincial leaders discussed the cooperation contents in the fields of economy, culture, healthcare, education, and trade promotion. The two sides basically agreed on a regular online meeting mechanism (once every 2 months) and will visit and work together every year to strengthen friendship and cooperation. They will also work together to build a sustainable relationship and contribute to promoting the socio-economic development of the two localities.
Permanent Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee Nguyen Hoang Thao said that in 2023, the Binh Duong Provincial Delegation visited and worked directly at economic, medical, educational, and biopharmaceutical industry establishments, etc. in Artemisa province. Through the visit, the Binh Duong provincial leaders believed that the two sides would propose specific cooperation programs suitable to the strengths of each side.
Regarding the healthcare sector, Binh Duong will discuss and provide information as soon as possible to Artemisa province to promote a comprehensive health development system in Binh Duong based on Cuba's experience. As for the fields of investment cooperation in industrial parks, agriculture, golf course business, and tourism, Binh Duong will send a specialized delegation to Artemisa province to survey, and research for a feasible plan.
Delegates at the Binh Duong bridge point.
Mr. Ricardo Concepcion Rodriguez - Governor of Artemisa Province affirmed that Binh Duong and Artemisa have many similarities. Each locality has its potential and strengths, capable of supporting and complementing each other in various fields. At the same time, the two sides have a lot of potential for bilateral cooperation in many fields. Cuba has strengths and achievements in the fields of public health care, medicine research, the manufacturing of medical equipment, and biological applications in agricultural production. Binh Duong is an industrially developed province, with strengths in the production and export of industrial goods such as wood processing, textiles, footwear, and electronics. This is also the field that Artemisa province is interested in and hopes to promote investment cooperation.
Permanent Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee Nguyen Hoang Thao speaks at the meeting.
According to the Governor of Artemisa Province, the implementation of the Memorandum of Cooperation between Binh Duong Province and Artemisa Province is a good opportunity for businesses of Cuba and Binh Duong to deploy market research activities and promote investment cooperation with potential and strengths such as processing industry, manufacturing, healthcare, construction, high-tech agriculture, etc. Currently, Artemisa province has prepared resources and hopes that Binh Duong province will come to survey and research as soon as possible.
Mr. Ricardo Concepcion Rodriguez wished the Binh Duong provincial leaders and people a happy and peaceful new year. He also wished for successful cooperation between Binh Duong and Artemisa, contributing to further tightening the friendly cooperative relationship between Viet Nam and Cuba in general, Binh Duong and Artemisa in particular.