France’s former PM praises Ha Noi’s beauty

18/12/2019

VGP - Chairman of the Ha Noi municipal People's Committee Nguyen Duc Chung has received France’s former Prime Minister and President of the World Peace Organization Jean Pierre Raffarin.

 
Chairman of the Ha Noi municipal People's Committee Nguyen Duc Chung (R) and France’s former Prime Minister and President of the World Peace Organization Jean Pierre Raffarin

At the reception, Chung expressed his delight at the election of Viet Nam by the World Peace Organization to be the first country in Asia to hold rotational activities within the framework of Mobile Forum for Peace on December 16 and 17.

Especially, the event took place in the capital city, Ha Noi which was awarded the title of City for Peace by UNESCO.

Mr. Chung expressed his hope that the World Peace Organization’s mission would have an effective working program in Viet Nam.

He emphasized that Ha Noi is implementing many socio-economic policies towards sustainable development, with special focus on environmental issues.

In turn, France’s former Prime Minister and President of the World Peace Organization Jean Pierre Raffarin expressed his impression of Ha Noi’s beauty, a millenial city with many architectural similarities with Paris.

He praised Ha Noi city's rapid economic growth and expressed his belief that with the efforts and determination of the municipal government and the city’s available potential, the capital city will surely overcome many challenges in the modernization process.

By Vien Nhu