In his address, Chairman of Hanoi municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung emphasised that the relationship between Vietnam and Italy is witnessing good development in all fields.
The cooperation between Hanoi and Italian partners, including the Italian Embassy in Vietnam, has been continuously enhanced thanks to various cultural and art events, he added.
The Hanoi leader also expressed his belief that through the exhibition, Hanoian residents and visitors will have a chance to experience the sights, culture, cuisine and development of Italy.
For his part, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Enzo Moavero Milanesi said that the exhibition was part of the activities to mark the 500th death anniversary of the great Italian painter Leonardo da Vinci.
He noted that friendship and cultural exchange are important factors in contributing to strengthening the mutual understanding between the two peoples.
The exhibition will run until May 16.
The delegates visit the exhibition (Photo: hanoimoi.com.vn)