29/09/2017 09:57 GMT+7 Email Print Like 0

HCM City leader lauds Italian diplomat for fostering bilateral ties

HCM City, September 29 (VNA) – Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan lauded efforts of outgoing Italian Consul General in the city Carlotta Colli in fostering ties between Italy and Vietnam and between Italy and Ho Chi Minh City. 

Bidding farewell to the diplomat on September 28, Nhan expressed hope that in any position, Colli will continue supporting Vietnam and the city. 

For her part, Carlotta Colli spoke highly the cooperation potential of Italy-Ho Chi Minh City in various fields. She said that many Italian enterprises wish to seek partnership and investment opportunities in Ho Chi Minh City. 

Last year, trade between the two countries stood at 4.7 billion USD, 603 million USD of which was contributed by Ho Chi Minh City. By May, 2017, Italy landed 27 investment projects valued at 68.5 million USD in the southern metropolis.