70th anniversary of Hanoi's Liberation Day Vietnam - Asia 2023 Smart City Summit Hanoi celebrates 15 years of administrative boundary adjustment 12th Vietnam-France decentrialized cooperation conference 31st Sea Games - Vietnam 2021 Covid-19 Pandemic
Home / Hanoinews
Hanoi, Los Angeles to soon sign partnership agreement in 2023
Son Nguyen 20:44, 2023/08/15
In 2018, the two cities agreed on the principles of cooperation in urban and transport development.

Hanoi wants to ratify the memorandum of understanding for its partnership with Los Angeles in 2023, said Nguyen Ngoc Tuan, chairman of the Hanoi People's Council.

 The meeting between officials of Hanoi and the city of Los Angeles in the USA on August 14 (local time). Photo: Nguyen Truong/The Hanoi Times

He said the signing of the MoU will be significant in celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Vietnam-US Comprehensive Partnership.

"It will further develop bilateral relations between the two nations," he said at a meeting with local authorities of the city of Los Angeles on August 14 (local time).

He also expected Los Angeles to help Hanoi's businesses explore the US market and increase their exports.

Hanoi, on the other hand, will help US businesses expand their operations in the capital in smart city development, infrastructure development, urban planning and transportation, healthcare, technology transfer, innovation, and waste and sewage treatment, Tuan said.

These are also the focus areas in which the two cities have agreed to cooperate in 2018.

Delegation and people-to-people exchanges are also important activities between the two cities, the Vietnamese official said.

"The close relationship between Hanoi and US cities, and between Vietnam and the US, is the foundation for us to strengthen our partnership in the future," he said.

Paul Krekorian, President of the Los Angeles City Council, and Erin Bromaghim, deputy mayor of Los Angeles, agreed that the US city would expedite the ratification of the partnership agreement with Hanoi.

Los Angeles will soon send a delegation led by the mayor to visit Hanoi and Vietnam, expecting that the people of Hanoi and Los Angeles will have more opportunities to understand each other, they said.

Paul and Erin also appreciated the ideas of the Vietnamese officials and said that their visit would be very meaningful and useful in helping the two cities strengthen their ties.

The Vietnamese delegation also visited some of the urban transport projects in Los Angeles, including the city's newest metro line.

The visit to Los Angeles is part of the Hanoi officials' business trip to the US from August 13-23.

Tuan and other Hanoi officials will fly to France after completing their work in the US.

RELATED NEWS
TAG: Vietnam news Hanoi news hanoi foreign relations Hanoi Los Angeles relations vietnam us relations Hanoi international collaboration
Other news
18:38, 2024/03/02
Ambassadors' spouses dazzle in Vietnamese ao dai
As many as 57 designers presented their ao dai collections at the art performance.
09:58, 2024/03/01
Hanoi speeds up progress on wastewater treatment plant
The Hanoi Wastewater Treatment Plant is a key and vital project, as it would collect and purify the wastewater that is discharged in seven districts of Hanoi.
21:50, 2024/02/29
Hanoi welcomes 2.2 million visitors in February
Around 270,000 foreign visitors chose to stay in Hanoi to revel in the Tet (Lunar New Year) atmosphere.
22:09, 2024/02/28
Tet holiday sales peak at $7.6 million: Hanoi Railway Transportation
During the busiest days of the Tet (Lunar New Year) period, the company launched 322 north-south trains.
22:27, 2024/02/27
Siemens interested in Hanoi's metro projects: CEO Roland Busch
The German industrial conglomerate can provide technical support for Hanoi to complete metro projects.
20:44, 2024/02/26
Hanoi shows strong backing for financial tower project
The financial tower will have 108 floors and reach a height of 639 meters.