Accordingly, the two localities will enhance cooperation to tap into each other’s potentials and advantages, aiming to promote socio-economic development, ensure national security and defense in both Hanoi and Lai Chau.
Furthermore, Hanoi and Lai Chau will share experience in the Party building work, especially in realizing the Central’s directives, resolutions and latest documents; renewing and improving the leadership and combativeness of all-level Party organization, contributing to build transparent, strong, streamlined and efficient political system.
The two sides will strive to intensify exchange in training and assessing officials. Hanoi will support Lai Chau in providing training courses on information technology (IT) application to officials and staffs, especially those at communal level; and enhancing administrative reform.
The two localities will closely work together to organize investment promotion activities; draw up investment attraction policies; create favorable conditions for businesses to seek investment opportunities; improve investment and business environment; promote start-ups and support the development of small and medium - sized enterprises.
The announcement underlined the need for both sides to jointly elaborate a plan on safe farming, trade and consumption for business establishments in supply chains of safe agricultural products; expand hi-tech production models in accordance with VietGAP standards; control poultry and cattle slaughter activities; strengthen disease prevention and control; among others.
Notably, the Hanoi side will continue helping Lai Chau to improve the quality of health examination and treatment and transfer new technologies in medical examination and treatment while sending teams of doctors to Lai Chau to provide free health checkups and medicines for the locals.
The two localities will promote cooperation in high quality human resources training, vocational training and development of national standard schools.
Both sides will also work together to expand cultural exchange activities; tighten the management of cultural activities and festivals; promote the value of relic sites; organize Lai Chau cultural festival in pedestrian areas around Hoan Kiem Lake in Hanoi; offer preferential policies for investment cooperation in tourism to domestic and foreign investors, and develop inter-provincial tourist routes.
Besides, Hanoi and Lai Chau will intensify exchange and cooperation in ntional defense and military work, construction of a strong and stable defensive zone; exchanging information on crimes; and dealing with complaints and denunciations, among others.