On the afternoon of May 11th, Haiphong People’s Committee Chairman Nguyeen Van Tung met a Japanese Kitakyushu delegation led by Mr. Kenji Takahashi, major of Kitakyushu on his visit and work in Haiphong.

Haiphong and Kitakyushu established twin-relation from 2014. Kitakyushu helped Haiphong carry out plan of boosting green growth and deploy key projects in terms of energy, waste treatment, water supply and eco-friendly traffic system.

At the meeting, Haiphong People’s Committee Nguyen Van Tung thanked Kitakyushu major and Kitakyushu taskforce for their efforts to strengthen cooperation and exchange relation with Haiphong over the past years. He also informed Japanese delegation about Haiphong socio-economic development as well as the city’s FID investment attraction.

On behalf of Kitakyushu delegation, Kitakyushu major Kenji Takahashi thanked for Haiphong warm welcome and hospitality and  expressed his pleasure of Haiphong socio economic achievements over the past years.

In the framework of the meeting, the two sides discussed socio-economic development between Haiphong and Kitakyushu cities and plans for next 5 years. The visit of Japanese Kitakyushu delegation on Haiphong Red flamboyant festival 2019 is expected to open a new phase in cooperation ties between Haiphong and Kitakyushu./.