Vietnam, Mexico tighten economic link
During a reception on October 3 for Vo Cong Tri, Permanent Vice Secretary of the Da Nang City Party Committee, the Mayor Zamora expressed his delight at receiving the first delegation from Da Nang to Mexico and Toluca, the first pair of twinned cities from the two countries.
He lauded Toluca as a safe destination for foreign direct investment.
Considering Da Nang and Toluca’s similar characteristics and potential for cooperation on high technology, education and training, tourism and sustainable development, Tri expressed his determination to advance Da Nang–Toluca ties to bring benefits to the two cities’ peoples.
Briefing the host about Da Nang, Tri invited Toluca officials to the city next year on the occasion of the Asia–Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit and pledged to consider projects from them.
At the reception, Le Linh Lan, Vietnamese Ambassador to Mexico hoped that Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto’s visit to Vietnam next year would advance bilateral ties.
She wished that the Toluca officials would visit Da Nang in the near future to discuss strengthening bilateral ties within the framework of the APEC forum and the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement, to which both Vietnam and Mexico are members.