Expressing his thanks to the Hanoi authority for warm welcome, Minister-President Bodo Ramelow appreciated the traditional cooperation between Vietnam and Germany in general, Thuringia and Hanoi in particular.
Thuringia hopes to boost the relations between the two sides as well as enhance exchange experiences with each other in fields of education, environmental pollution treatment, traffic, digitizing and tourism, Bodo Ramelow said.
Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung presents a gift to State premier Bodo Ramelow.
On his part, Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung briefed the guest about the city’s achievements in economic development, social welfare, poverty reduction and job creation after 30 years of renewal.
However, Hanoi has faced some big challenges on human resource training, traffic congestion, environmental pollution, wastewater and waste treatment, and clean water supply, he noted. According to the Chairman, the city has worked out three breakthroughs for the period of 2016-2020 to address the above problems. They include traffic infrastructure development, administrative reform and highly qualified workforce training.
Hanoi always attaches importance to cooperation with foreign partners, including those from Europe, Germany and the state of Thuringia, Chairman Chung said, and noting that the city also wishes to intensify exchange and cooperation with Thuringia in fields of vocational training, health, tourism, database, e- government, urban planning, digitizing and traffic infrastructure development, among others.
He committed to creating favorable conditions for German businesses to invest in the city.