Leaders of Can Tho city welcomed Swedish Ambassador to Vietnam


In the afternoon of April 24, Vice Chairman of People’s Committee of Can Tho City, Mr. Nguyen Thuc Hien welcomed Ms. Ann Mawe, Ambassador of Sweden in Vietnam to greet people at the People’s Committee of Can Tho City. Attending the reception on Can Tho side, there were representatives of departments and agencies, representatives of Can Tho Promotion Agency by Ms. Nguyen Thi Kieu Duyen – Director of the Center.

Ambassador Ms. Ann Mawe and Vice Chairman of the People’s Committee of Can Tho city Mr. Nguyen Thuc Hien (standing in the middle) and members of both parties

At the meeting, on behalf of the city’s leaders, Mr. Nguyen Thuc Hien informed Ms. Ann Mawe about the socio-economic situation of the city, introducing the potential and development advantages of Can Tho and the Mekong Delta, climate change issues and the city’s growth indicators. In 2022, the city achieved and exceeded all major socio-economic targets; economic growth (GRDP) reached 12.64%. In addition, the city leaders hoped that the Ambassador would be a bridge connecting Can Tho city with Swedish partners and investors in promoting the image, potential, advantages and policies to attract investment of Can Tho city to Swedish business associations and investors. Together with businesses of two parties to propagate and promote the potential advantages of Can Tho, provide Swedish market information to Can Tho City to promote trade and cooperation.

In response to the leaders of Can Tho city, Ms. Ann Mawe thanked the affection and warm welcome of the leaders of Can Tho city. In addition, Ann Mawe highly appreciated the potential and advantages of Can Tho City in all aspects, affirming that the relationship between Sweden and Vietnam is a long-standing and strong relationship, so the two sides will work together to develop this relationship in the future.

Dai Nghia

Translated by Hong Nhien

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