Micronesian top legislator visits Hai Phong
14:03 | 11/06/2018

VGP -  Micronesian Speaker of the Congress Wesley W. Simina has visited Hai Phong and met with Chairman of the People’s Committee of Hai Phong Nguyen Van Tung.

At the reception,  Tung introduced the potential and strengths of the over 100-year-old port city with more than 2 million people and per capita income of US$3,500 per year.

The spearhead industry of Hai Phong is port, shipbuilding, and services. Total goods handled by the port expand 15% per year averagely, reaching 41.9 million tons in the first five months of this year, up 17% over the same period last year, noted Tung.

Mr. Tung said he hopes the Federated States of Micronesia will strengthen cooperation with HaiPhong in maritime economy, especially shipbuilding, sea medical development, and wastewater treatment.

The both sides should exchange delegation, while sharing experience and design specific and efficient cooperation programmes, he said.

For his part, Speaker Wesley W. Simina expressed his wish to learn experience from the northern city of Hai Phong in boosting industrial growth

The Federated States of Micronesia delegation also visited Pharung Shipyard Company in Minh Ductown, Thuy Nguyen district, and toured the Bach Dang Giang historical relic site. 

                                                                                                                                           By Vien Nhu

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