Hanoi promotes and heightens relationship with Singapore

Wednesday, 17/08/2022 15:33
Singaporean Ambassador to Vietnam Jaya Ratnam said that Singapore and Vietnam have a close and sustainable cooperative relationship in many fields; emphasized that this is a strong foundation for developing cooperation between businesses of the two countries, as well as people-to-people exchanges.

At the reception (Photo: HNMO)

He made the statement as he was received by Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Tran Sy Thanh, on August 16.

The Ambassador stated that Singapore always attaches importance to the relationship with Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam, and affirmed that he will do his best to make the relationship between Hanoi and Singapore even better.

According to Ambassador Jaya Ratnam, the President of Singapore will pay a State visit to Vietnam in October 2022, with the first destination being Hanoi. “One of the purposes of the visit is to complete the preparation details towards the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries and the 10th anniversary of the strategic partnership in 2023,” he said.

Agreeing with Ambassador Jaya Ratnam about the good cooperation relationship between the two countries, Chairman of the Hanoi People's Committee Tran Sy Thanh highly appreciated Singapore's support to Vietnam in general and Hanoi in particular.

He said he hoped that Singapore would support a group of experts to help Hanoi in reviewing ideas and proposing the development of the capital and urban planning of Hanoi. The city also wants Singapore to share experiences and support in social housing development; and the organization and administration of a civilized and modern city.

Ambassador Jaya Ratnam proposed strengthening cooperation in education and exchange of student delegations of the two countries, as well as creating opportunities for businesses of the two sides to exchange and expand cooperation activities, contributing to elevating and developing the good comprehensive cooperation between Singapore and Hanoi in particular, and Vietnam in general./.

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