On March 27, 2019, Mr. Vo Thanh Thong – Chairman of Can Tho City People’s Committee chaired a review meeting of Can Tho mission to Japan and implementing the plan after investment promotion business trip in Japan, Mr. Pham Thanh Van, Former Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee, Honorable Chairman Vietnam – Japan Friendship Association of Can Tho City and representatives of departments and journalists attend the meeting.
At the meeting, Mr. Nguyen Khanh Tung – Director of CPA reported the results after the business trip to Japan. During the four working days from 12 to 16 March 2019, 16 meetings were held including four outstanding points: First, all proposals from Can Tho were approved by the Governor of Wakayama Prefecture; prioritize the MOU that Wakayama Prefecture signed with Can Tho City; at the end of November 2019, the Governor of Wakayama Prefecture will visit Can Tho city on the occasion of the Japan-Vietnam Cultural and Trade Exchange Program; cooperating with Wakayama province on high-tech agriculture and processing.
Second, Can Tho City is developing Can Tho – Japan cooperation strategy from now until 2025 and choosing Kansai as a key area.
Third, strengthening the relationship between Can Tho city enterprises and Sakai city enterprises to study investment and trade cooperation with enterprises in Can Tho city, especially in the field of aquatic processing agriculture and looking for partners to establish Japan – Vietnam General Clinic in Can Tho city to treat diseases for foreigners and Vietnamese people in need.
Fourth, working with Kobe Institute Computer (KIC), Can Tho City would like to rapidly develop the fields of agriculture, industry, commerce, smart urban areas, etc. Through exchanging, KIC develop plan to specific the cooperation between the two parties.
In addition, in the business trip to promote and cooperate in Japan, Can Tho City also have meeting with Okayama Institute Language, meeting and exchanging with two enterprises: Japan Meai and Fellow International of Japan, Meeting with Kobe City Government on infrastructure and wastewater treatment, invited Kobe City Government to organize a delegation to visit Can Tho city, working with Kobelco Eco-solutions (KES) Co., Ltd., working with JICA Kansai, courtesy call with Deputy Governor of Hyogo Prefecture, Investment Promotion Conference and Trade Connection, working with JTB Travel Company, meeting with Mr. Yasushi Tanaka – Senior Vice President of JICA, Opening Ceremony of Liaison office Can Tho Desk in Tokyo, meeting with Vietnamese Embassy in Japan.
At the end of the trip, the delegation signed 02 MOUs of Kobe Institute Computer and Okayama Institute Language, opening a further cooperation step in the future with Japan./.
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