HCM City asks for UNESCO support in human resources improvement

Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan has asked UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova to increase cooperation programmes to support the city in enhancing human resources quality.



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Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan (R) welcomes UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova



During a meeting with the UNESCO leader in the city on August 26, Nhan proposed that UNESCO assist the city in implementing research programmes on impacts of sea level rise and salinity in Can Gio Biosphere Reserve.

Nhan thanked Bokova for supporting Vietnam in implementing cooperation activities with UNESCO, contributing to the growth of Vietnam, including Ho Chi Minh City.

He held that the third visit of Bokova to Vietnam shows the goodwill of UNESCO to Vietnam, especially through the signing of an agreement on the formation of the two centres of mathematics and physics under UNESCO’s sponsor.

For her part, Bokova said that her visit is a chance for UNESCO and Vietnam to review their cooperation and discuss plan to expand collaboration in the future, especially in areas of innovation, cultural management, and environment research.

UNESCO always wishes and is willing to cooperate with Ho Chi Minh City in improving creative human resources quality, and work closely with local scientists and experts in preserving the Can Gio Biosphere Reserve, said Bokova.

She said she is impressed with the heroic history and dynamic development of the city, holding that the city has high potential in becoming a member of the UNESCO network of creative cities. She pledged to share with the city experience and ideas in urban management and development.

During her stay in the city, Irina Bokova also visited a number of local relic sites.

Ho Chi Minh City leader meets Chinese Party official

Yuan Guiren, visiting Vice Chairman of the International Affairs Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference hailed Ho Chi Minh City for fostering exchanges with China during a meeting with Standing Vice Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Tat Thanh Cang on August 27. 

Yuan expressed hope that his visit would enhance ties between the two countries, and Chinese localities and Ho Chi Minh City in particular. 

The Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference is always ready to share experience with the city’s departments and agencies, including the municipal chapter of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF), towards boosting relations between the two countries, he said. 

Cang, for his part, said Ho Chi Minh City and Vietnamese localities have promoted bilateral ties over the years via the exchange of visits to share experience, especially between the VFF’s municipal chapter and the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference. 

He believed the visit would push ties between Ho Chi Minh City and Chinese localities forwards to contribute more to the Vietnam – China comprehensive partnership.

VNA

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