Vietnam eyes to enhance cooperation with Italy’s Calabria region

Sunday, 23/06/2024 09:29
Vietnamese Ambassador to Italy Duong Hai Hung paid a working visit to the southern region of Calabria on June 20-21 to seek ways to enhance cooperation between localities of the region and Vietnam.
Vietnamese Ambassador to Italy Duong Hai Hung speaking at Vietnam-Calabria Connection Forum in Cantazaro city (Photo: VNA) 

Hung had a working session with Vice President of the region Giuseppina Princi who expressed her hope that the visit will open up specific opportunities for cooperation with Vietnam.

She said that Calabria highly values Vietnam’s development and innovation models as well as socio-economic development achievements in recent years, especially digital transformation and innovation, which are also priority areas that the region wishes to increase the exchange of experience and promote cooperation, along with trade, investment, tourism, culture, and education.

The Vietnamese diplomat spoke highly of the strategic partnership and good traditional friendship between the two countries, with a plenty of positive results in politics, economics, trade, culture, and people-to-people exchanges. These advantages, along with similarities in development priorities and policies of the two sides, will be positive conditions to help them promote cooperation, in accordance with their potential.

On this occasion, Ambassador Hung met leaders of Cantazaro and Vibo Valentia cities, and attended economic connection activities such as the Vietnam-Calabria Connection Forum organised by the General Confederation of Italian Industry (Confindustria) of the Calabrian region in Cantazaro city, and a roundtable on economic cooperation with typical businesses in Vibo Valentia.

He welcomed Calabrian businesses’ plans to send working delegations to visit Vietnam in the coming time, pledging to always support them in the process of learning about and conducting cooperation activities in Vietnam./.

CPV (Source: VNA)