HCMC, Vinh Long province cooperate to boost tourism and trade development

Thursday, 17/11/2022 15:54
The conference on trade, investment and tourism promotion between Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) and Vinh Long province was officially opened in Vinh Long province on November 16 to introduce the images and investment environment of each locality as well as step-by-step promote the connection programs leading to sustainable economic development on the foundation of improving efficiency in trade, investment and tourism promotion activities.
Delegates at the MOUs signing ceremony (Photo: laodong.vn) 

Speaking at the opening ceremony, Chairman of the Vinh Long Provincial People's Committee Lu Quang Ngoi said that the cooperation and linkage between the southern provinces and cities, including Vinh Long Province and HCMC, are the driving force for exploiting the potentials towards mutual development.

Vice Chairwoman of the HCMC People's Committee Phan Thi Thang said that the investment connection in the fields of trade and tourism between two localities in this period will create a premise for the socio-economic development of Vinh Long Province, HCMC in particular and the Mekong Delta region in general; facilitate businesses' market development plan-making, invest resources to expand production and business. At the same time, the investment connection will be the basis for the local authorities and state management agencies to build and promulgate management and administration policies following the development demand of each locality and legitimate interests of each enterprise.

Moreover, the departments and sectors of HCMC and Vinh Long Province need to fully record and exchange contents related to coordination and create conditions for businesses who are implementing projects, or ready for upcoming investment projects to reach efficiency in trade, investment and tourism promotion between the two localities.

Besides, the departments and agencies of the two localities need to promptly advise the leaders of HCMC and Vinh Long Province on solutions to remove difficulties for businesses as well as expand the consumption and operation markets.

Speaking at the conference, Vice Chairman of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism Ha Van Sieu emphasized that the Mekong Delta region including Vinh Long Province has rich tourism resources along with the culture of countryside rivers and tropical gardens to create a special highlight for visitors. Therefore, he hoped that this conference would promote tourism development between HCMC and Mekong Delta in the coming time.

At the conference, memorandum of understandings between departments and agencies of Ho Chi Minh City’s districts, Thu Duc City and Vinh Long Province were also signed.

In addition, the Vinh Long Provincial People's Committee also granted decisions on investment policy, investment registration certificates and memorandums of understanding on investment to investors in Vinh Long Province with a total registered capital of VND5,500 billion./.