Australia eyes up HCM City
Education, ports, infrastructure and tourism are all on the Northern Territory of Australia's cooperation shopping list with Ho Chi Minh City, stated the Chief Minister of the Northern Territory of Australia, Clare Martin.
The Australian visitor was speaking at a meeting with the municipal People's Committee Chairman Le Hoang Quan, on September 18.
Both host and guest spoke highly of Viet Nam and Australia 's relationship as well as cooperation between localities of the two countries.
Martin said the Northern Territory of Australia would initiate a programme to introduce opportunities to study in the region to Vietnamese students, particularly MA and Ph.D training programmes.
She expressed her hope that Ho Chi Minh City and Darwin - capital city of the state will seek effective ways to fully tap their potential, saying that investors are interested in the young and skilled labour force of Viet Nam .
During her visit, a Memorandum of Understanding will be signed between the Northern Territory of Australia and southern Ba Ria-Vung Tau province, opening up a new channel in commercial cooperation between the two countries.-(VNA)