On the afternoon of August 8th, Vice Chairman of the Da Nang People's Committee, Ho Ky Minh, presided over a reception for the Mayor of Mitsuke City (Japan), Inada Ryo, and the working delegation during their visit and work session in Da Nang.
Vice Chairman Ho Ky Minh welcomed the delegation's visit to Da Nang and provided an overview of the city's economic and social situation. He also introduced the areas in which Da Nang is focusing on development and attracting investment.
Vice Chairman Ho Ky Minh mentioned that Japanese language has been introduced into the teaching curriculum in schools across the city. In particular, students from Tây Sơn Secondary School had an impressive exchange session with students from Mitsuke City. This opportunity is aimed at promoting cooperation between the two localities.
Mayor Inada Ryo of Mitsuke City expressed gratitude for the warm reception from the city's leadership and conveyed happiness regarding the development of cooperation between the two localities. He also provided an overview of Mitsuke City's development situation.
Mayor Inada Ryo proposed some changes to the framework of the secondary school student exchange program between Da Nang and Mitsuke. Accordingly, the exchange activities will be alternately organized each year in each city.
Vice Chairman Ho Ky Minh agreed to this proposal and expressed a desire to increase the number of students participating in the delegation, in order to provide more students with the opportunity to experience Japanese culture and country. Additionally, Vice Chairman Ho Ky Minh proposed that Mayor Inada Ryo support and collaborate with Da Nang in receiving human resources and act as a bridge to promote the city's image to the people of Mitsuke. He also called for potential investors to come and explore Da Nang's investment environment.
Mayor Inada Ryo affirmed his commitment to bridge the promotion of a friendly and cooperative relationship between the two localities and expressed his hope that the exchanged contents between the two sides will continue to develop in the future.