HN wants to step up cooperative ties with UK

08/10/2018

VGP - Chairman of the Ha Noi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung has met the UK Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy Edward Vaizey.

 

At the reception, Ha Noi Chairman Nguyen Duc Chung said the city is honored to be among three Vietnamese cities to join the ASEAN smart city network. Hence the city hopes to have further cooperation with the UK in this area.


In terms of education, Ha Noi has initiated and expanded the application of Cambridge International A Levels program at some secondary and high schools, with the aim to enhance the education quality and broaden its students' chance of studying abroad, Chung specified, while suggesting the UK would support the training of high quality English teachers for the city in the time ahead.


He also touched on a Ha Noi-UK trade promotion conference, planned to be held in June 2019, as an effort to boost the trade ties between the two sides. Chung expressed his hope that Ha Noi and the UK would increasingly cooperate in the trade sector. Ha Noi would facilitate in every means for UK investors, he stressed.

In turn, Edward Vaizey agreed that proposed areas for cooperation are the UK’s strengths and feasible.

The UK official affirmed his willingness to support Ha Noi by connecting it with leading UK experts, investors in the mentioned fields.

 

By Vien Nhu