At a reception for Singaporean Ambassador Jaya Ratnam, Dung stated Hanoi and Singapore have substantial cooperation alternatives, particularly in such areas as politics, pandemic prevention and management, commerce, funding, tourism, sensible city improvement, education-training and tradition.
He referred to as on Singapore to contemplate increasing funding in different areas, other than actual property and conventional craft villages.
Dung briefed the ambassador on the COVID-19 vaccination in Hanoi which is on the quickest tempo nationwide, with 99 p.c of individuals aged above 12 years outdated getting the second jab, and greater than 40 of individuals above 18 receiving booster photographs.
The speed of fatalities accounts for under 0.4 p.c, principally unvaccinated instances, the official added.
With nice efforts and achievements within the pandemic fight, Hanoi is now assured to reopen socio-economic actions after the Authorities issued a decision on safely and flexibly adapting to and successfully controlling the pandemic, he affirmed.
Industrial clusters in Hanoi maintained operations regardless of COVID-19 lockdowns, serving to to boost the town’s industrial manufacturing in 2021 by 4.78 p.c from the earlier yr, the official added.
The town’s gross regional home product (GRDP) final yr grew 2.92 p.c, as in contrast with the nationwide common of two.58 p.c.
Hanoi is accelerating long-term tasks regardless of the pandemic to make sure sustainable improvement, Dung stated.
For his half, the ambassador held that the 2 sides ought to tighten solidarity and cooperation within the time forward, noting the political belief between the 2 international locations would allow them to step up cooperation.
Vietnam and Singapore ought to strengthen collaboration in human sources improvement and sustainable tourism, and develop people-to-people trade, he stated.
Singaporean enterprises want to develop investments in Hanoi and its adjoining localities, he stated, suggesting the 2 sides quickly arrange connectivity to boost cooperation within the fields during which Hanoi is eager about.