Ba Ria –Vung Tau (VNA) – A Vietnam – Japan cultural exchange took place inthe southern province of Ba Ria – Vung Tau on December 19, gathering Vietnameseand Japanese officials as well as 200 students in the province.
The eventfeatured a musical concert with performances by students of the Vung Tau TourismVocational College and a dancing troupe from the Ho Chi Minh City chapter ofthe Vietnam – Japan Friendship Association.
An area ofstalls, displaying Vietnamese calligraphy, Japanese dolls as well as specialtiesof both countries, also opened for participants of the exchange.
Addressingthe event, Nguyen Thi Yen, standing Vice Secretary of the municipal Party Committee,acknowledged the two nations’ thriving cooperation after 43 years since theestablishment of bilateral ties.
Acting JapaneseConsul General in HCM City Yakabe Yoshinori thanked the provincial authorities’support toward Japanese people and businessmen living in the locality.
He statedthe Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will continue sendinglanguage experts to Ba Ria – Vung Tau and inviting local officials to attendtraining courses in Japan.
He expectedthere will be more trade and and cultural exchanges between Vietnam and Japanto be held in the future.
Japan isnow Vietnam’s top provider of official development assistance. The twocountries are working to design a strategy for industrialisation in Vietnam inline with their cooperation framework by 2020.
As ofNovember 2016, Japan invested more than 2.3 billion USD in 26 projects in BaRia – Vung Tau, focusing on the production of steel, plastic, and industrialgases, ore processing as well as sea port services.-VNA
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