Consul General of Vietnam in Osaka Nguyen Hong Ha speaking at the event through the Internet
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The event, which was held in both person-to-person and virtual forms, was attended by representatives of Hokuriku Economic Union, JICA Hokuriku and nearly 30 leaders of member businesses.

Speaking at the event, Consul General of Vietnam in Osaka Nguyen Hong Ha highly appreciated and thanked the Investment Promotion Business Association between Hokuriku and Vietnam for its efforts in maintaining and promoting relations between Hokuriku and Vietnam over the past years.

He affirmed that the Vietnamese Government is promoting the implementation of the policy of living together with COVID-19 pandemic, realizing the dual goal of "fighting against COVID-19 pandemic while maintaining stable socio-economic development" and there are many positive signals showing that Vietnam continues to be an attractive and safe destination, of interest to foreign investors.

In addition, Consul Le Huy Hoang directly attended and presented about the current situation of the COVID-19 pandemic and Vietnam's economy and prospects in the future.

Speaking at the event, Mr. Mitani Mitsuru, Chairman of Mitani Sangyo Company and President of the Investment Promotion Business Association between Hokuriku and Vietnam, highly appreciated Vietnam’s investment environment and expressed confidence in the cooperation prospects between Hokuriku region and Vietnam in the future.

He said that Japanese businesses should target many localities of Vietnam, not just big cities.

In addition, Mr. Mitani wants to soon organize Hokuriku business delegation to visit Vietnam and welcome Vietnamese business delegations to visit and study business and start-up in Hokuriku.

The Investment Promotion Business Association between Hokuriku and Vietnam was established on October 20, 2017, with the aim of promoting investment between businesses, strengthening economic relations between Vietnam and Japan, through human resource and economic exchange activities on the basis of promoting the economic strengths of Hokuriku and Vietnam./.

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