At a meeting with Kosice’s Mayor Jaroslav Polacek, the ambassador said with efforts by leaders and people of the two countries, plus cooperation between localities, the friendship and collaboration between Vietnam and Slovakia are expected to grow further across all fields.
He pledged to cooperate closely with local authorities to further promote partnerships between Kosice and its sister city Ho Chi Minh City and other localities of Vietnam.
For his part, the mayor said that he will work together with the Vietnamese side to bolster cooperation between twin cities of the two countries in the time ahead.
Tuan handed over a letter from Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Phan Van Mai to the mayor, inviting him to a friendship dialogue in Ho Chi Minh City from December 2-4.
The event is intended to promote the Vietnamese southern economic hub’s image, promote exchanges and consolidate its relations with foreign localities.
Polacek accepted the invitation with pleasure and promised to arrange a delegation to Ho Chi Minh City.
While in Kosice, Tuan also met with representatives of the Vietnamese community there.