Photo for illustration (Source: Kinh te do thi Newspaper)

Accordingly, the city Party Committee determined that the year summarizes the objectives and tasks of the 2016 - 2020 plan and develops the plan for the next period (2021 - 2025).

Therefore, in order to create a favorable premise for the new development period, the foreign affairs of the capital will focus on proactively and actively coordinating with central agencies in implementing activities of the ASEAN year 2020, successfully organizing important and large-scale international events that Hanoi is hosting in 2020 and activities to celebrate 1010 years of Thang Long - Hanoi, and preparation activities for SEA Games 31 in 2021.

The city will organize cultural external activities on the basis of promoting the values of tangible and intangible cultural heritages, building cultural and artistic products with their own identities, connecting tradition with modern in order to improve the efficiency of promoting Hanoi's image to international friends.

In addition, it will strengthen cooperation with domestic agencies and Vietnamese diplomatic missions abroad, diplomatic missions and international organizations in Hanoi to organize well international cultural events in Hanoi, contributing to enriching the cultural space of the capital and attracting tourists to Hanoi; and integrate the organization of cultural activities, the program "Hanoi Day" in countries to celebrate the years of Vietnam 's relations with China, Russia, the United States, Eastern European countries, Germany and EU, New Zealand, Greece, Myanmar, Indonesia and Cuba./.

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