Leipzig and Ho Chi Minh City established a partnership

The council of Leipzig city approved the establishment of a partnership with Ho Chi Minh City.

This is one of thee ways that the Vietnamese city and Leipzig lifted their bilateral friendship to a new level.

Leipzig is the only German city that has a representative office in Vietnam. The two cities have already cooperated on many projects in the areas of economics, culture, health care, education-training to energy, the environment and rare animal conservation. They also supported each other during the pandemic through practical actions.

Mayor of Leipzig Burkhard Jung, at the council’s meeting, reviewed the cooperation between the two cities since the two sides signed an MoU on establishing friendly ties in 2015.

Vietnamese Ambassador to Germany Nguyen Minh Vu said: “Leipzig’s decision to set up a partnership with Ho Chi Minh City marks a new step forward not only in the relationship between the two cities but also in the friendly ties between Vietnam and Germany, especially during a year when the two countries celebrate the 10th year of their strategic partnership”.

The ambassador also thanked the city authorities for creating favourable conditions for the Vietnamese community in the city to integrate into the host society.

 

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