The Mayor, Mr. Darrel Steinberg and the secretary of provincial Party Committee, Pham Van Ranh (right)
In the spirit of sincerity and friendship, on behalf of the Sacramento City Government, the Mayor Darrel Steinberg expressed his pleasure to welcome the delegation of Long An province.
Mr. Pham Van Ranh expressed his gratitude for the warm and respect welcome of the Mayor and his colleagues for the delegation, and generally informed of the location and role of Long An in the key economic zone in the South as well as in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam, highlighted the socio-economic achievements and redundant land for development of the province.
The signing ceremony of Memorandum of Understanding between the two localities
At the end of the talks, Mr. Pham Van Ranh and the delegation witnessed the signing ceremony of Memorandum of Understanding between the Mayor of Sacramento City, Mr. Darrel Steinberg with the Vice Chairman of Long An People's Committee, Mr. Nguyen Van Duoc.
Accordingly, the two sides agreed to create all favorable conditions for the development of trade, promoting the investment from Sacramento City in Long An province in the fields of hi-tech agriculture, industry, solar energy; at the same time, making efforts to promote economic cooperation through trade, tourism, human resource training, etc. activities between the two localities.
It can be said that, this is an important event, opening up a new prospect for strengthening cooperation between the government and people of Sacramento City (USA) and Long An province (Vietnam), enriching and diversifying the province's foreign affair activities, contributing to strengthening of the friendly and cooperative relationship on the basic of respect for independence, sovereignty, equality and mutual benefit between the two countries in the new integration and development period.
On this occasion, the delegation conducted the investment promotion and witnessed the signing of investment cooperation between businesses in Long An province and the United States in Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Jose, Oakland Cities on the fields of preservation and processing of agricultural products, hi-tech electronics, solar power and survey of waste treatment technology./.
Reported by Nguyen Ba Luan
Translated by Lan Vy