As part of the ongoing Viet Nam – Japan Cultural Exchange Festival 2018 in Da Nang, on 28 July, Da Nang People's Council Chairman Nguyen Nho Trung hosted a reception with a group of representatives from the Sakai City’s Council in Japan, led by its Chairman Noriko Yamaguchi.
Sakai City’s Council Chairman Noriko Yamaguchi delivering speech at her meeting with Da Nang People’s Council
City People's Council Chairman Nguyen Nho Trung expressed his delight at the effective implementation of many programmes on economic cooperation, investment attraction, and cultural exchanges between Da Nang and Sakai over recent years, notable amongst them were the ‘People's ambassadors’, activities boosting bilateral cooperation with Sakai businesses, and the Viet Nam-Japan Cultural Exchange Culture.
The city leader hoped that the 2 sides, in the coming time, would continue to implement many specific cooperation programmes in such aspects as tourism, exchanges of human resources from municipal government agencies, sports, and education. Chairman Nguyen Nho Trung also affirmed Da Nang’s willingness to join greater efforts with Sakai to strengthen the friendship and cooperative ties between the 2 localities in a more effective and intensive manner in the years ahead.
In reply, Chairman Noriko Yamaguchi remarked the visit to Da Nang offered the Sakai guests a holistic view of the bilateral cooperation prospects, thereby inspiring them to consider the establishment and adoption of a resolution on building the twining relationship with Da Nang in the coming time.