Economics - Politics
Hanoi, Bangkok bolster ties
Vietnam and Hanoi in particular always value promoting ties with ASEAN member states, including Thailand, said Permanent Vice Chairman of the Hanoi municipal People’s Council Nguyen Ngoc Tuan.
Permanent Vice Chairman of the Hanoi municipal People’s Council Nguyen Ngoc Tuan (R) and
Vice Chairman of the Bangkok Metropolitan Council Nirunde Praditkul
At a reception for Vice Chairman of the Bangkok Metropolitan Council Nirunde Praditkul Hanoi on August 10, Tuan said he wished that Bangkok would increase the sharing of its experience in State management, urban issues and investment, among others, with Hanoi.
Praditkul, for his part, said Thailand is paying attention to developing transport connectivity with the ASEAN member states and China to facilitate travelling and trade, adding that Thailand plans to expand road connecting Bangkok with Laos and Vietnam.
Tuan said enhancing regional transport connectivity also matches the goal of developing tourism in Hanoi.
Both sides discussed cooperative contents in line with the Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation signed between the Hanoi municipal People’s Council and the Bangkok Metropolitan Council, and outlined tasks for the near future.