A seminar introducing the strengths and incentives of the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang to Indian firms took place in New Delhi on October 11.
|Vietnamese Ambassador to India Pham Sanh Chau
The event was part of a series of activities to promote trade and seek investment in India from October 7-13.
Speaking at the event, Vietnamese Ambassador to India Pham Sanh Chau said India is one of Vietnam’s comprehensive strategic partners, alongside Russia and China, adding that the Indian government attaches importance to bilateral ties with Vietnam in the new context of its “Act East” policy.
He called on Indian businesses to enhance investment in Vietnam, helping further promote bilateral ties.
Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Dong Van Thanh introduced Hau Giang’s advantages such as convenient transportation, abundant workforce and simplified investment procedures.
Hau Giang especially welcomes investors in agriculture, farm produce processing, trade, services and tourism, he said.
Chairman of the provincial People’s Council Huynh Thanh Tao affirmed the determination to develop Hau Giang in a green and sustainable way, stressing that all possible support will be provided for investors in the locality.
Representatives from Hau Giang also answered questions on local policies relating to wind power, pharmaceuticals, fertiliser and irrigation in the province.
Earlier, the Vietnamese delegation visited several firms in the Indian state of Odisha, paid courtesy calls to the state’s officials and worked with the India – Vietnam Cooperation Centre to introduce Hau Giang to local firms.