Ha Nam, Nanning City Announce Long-Term Partnership

Standing member of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region Party Committee and Secretary of the Nanning City Party Committee Nong Shengwen led a delegation on a working visit to the northern province of Ha Nam on April 20.

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Secretary of the Ha Nam Provincial Party Committee Le Thi Thuy briefed the guests on the local potential, strengths, and notable achievements in socio-economic development, adding the province has invested in constructing 12 industrial parks and 14 industrial clusters with modern and concerted infrastructure, noting that Ha Nam is striving to complete procedures for establishing the Ha Nam High-Tech Park with an area of over 660 ha to attract investment.

With a favorable investment environment, Ha Nam has become an attractive destination for many domestic and foreign investors, including 46 projects from Chinese investors with a total registered capital of over USD 414 million, she said.

Highlighting the longstanding friendship and important trade partnership between Vietnam and China, Thuy expressed her hope that the two sides will further strengthen investment promotion activities, exchanges, and people-to-people diplomacy to lay a foundation for building long-term cooperation between the two localities, thus strengthening and deepening the friendship and Vietnam-China cooperation.

At the signing ceremony of the Memorandum of Understanding on strengthening economic and trade exchanges, and connectivity between Ha Nam province and Nanning city (Photo: Thanh Tuan/VNA)

Ha Nam will create the most favorable conditions for investment activities of Nanning’s enterprises, and always accompanies and promptly resolves any difficulty and obstacle facing them during their operations in the locality, she affirmed.

For his part, the Chinese official showed his impression of the potential, strengths, and rapid development of Ha Nam, which has emerged as a leading industrial production center in Vietnam. He said he hopes that in the future, Nanning and Ha Nam will establish bilateral cooperation in various fields such as industry, agriculture, transportation, logistics, education, science and technology, health care, culture, and tourism.

Nong invited leaders of Ha Nam to attend the China-ASEAN Expo and an exchange conference between provinces and cities in the Nanning – Hanoi economic corridor in September to enhance understanding and cooperation, and to contribute to the longstanding friendship between the two countries and the two localities in particular.

The two sides discussed various issues related to an industrial economy, logistics, attracting investment in energy, health care, agricultural production, trade development cooperation, and tourism between Nanning and Ha Nam.

A view of the working session. (Photo: Thanh Tuan/VNA)

Chairman of the People’s Committee of Ha Nam province Truong Quoc Huy emphasized that Ha Nam always considers investment cooperation as an extremely important task to promote socio-economic development, and the locality always welcomes and commits to creating the most favorable conditions for businesses from Nanning in particular, and China in general, to invest in the province.

At the working session, Vice Chairman of the Ha Nam Provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Anh Chuc, and Deputy Mayor of Nanning City Fan Xiaomin signed a Memorandum of Understanding on strengthening economic and trade exchanges, and connectivity.

Specifically, the two sides agreed to organize learning and exchange activities among local authorities in the fields of industrial and industrial park development, bilateral trade, urban services, infrastructure, and clean energy through online meetings and reciprocal visits. They also pledged to support each other’s enterprises to participate in their respective trade fair and exhibition activities, and Nanning will offer support and favorable conditions for Ha Nam’s enterprises to participate in activities related to the China-ASEAN Expo.

Earlier, the Chinese delegation visited Dong Van IV Industrial Park.

Phuong Nguyen