Party chief visits Kanagawa prefecture

(VOVworld) - Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong on Friday visited Kanagawa prefecture, the fourth largest economic hub and one of Japan’s six national strategic special zones under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s economic policy. Meeting Governor Kuroiwa Yuji, the Party chief hailed the host’s initiative to hold a Vietnam Day in Kanagawa as well as local investors’ effective projects already underway in Vietnam. He said he hoped that Kanagawa would continue working closely with Vietnamese partners in the fields of industry, hi-tech agriculture, and the training of quality human resources.

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The leader vowed all possible support for Kanagawa to facilitate comprehensive and mutually-beneficial ties with Vietnamese localities. The Party leader attended a ceremony to launch the “Vietnam Fiesta in Kanagawa”, initiated by Governor Governor Kuroiwa Yuji, in the port city of Yokohama.

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Opening the ceremony, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh said: "The Vietnam Fiesta in Kanagawa has attracted the participation of many Vietnam’s localities, businesses and artists. We hope to introduce Vietnam to our Japanese friends, its people and unique culture. We believe the event, with its many colorful cultural activities, will help foster mutual understanding and exchanges between the two nations and peoples, and consolidate Vietnamese-Japanese friendship."