Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia promote ties in scientific research: Conference in HCM City
During the meeting with the academies from Laos and Cambodia, Chairman Mai briefed the guests on the city’s socio-economic development over the past time. She affirmed that the locality has always wished to strengthen collaboration with partners from Laos and Cambodia, including the Lao Academy of Social and Economic Sciences and the Royal Academy of Cambodia, and share experience and bolster cooperation with the two neighboring countries’ localities to promote a stronger community in the time ahead.
|Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia promote ties in scientific research: Chairman of Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Phan Van Mai received Dr. Nonethanol Thammavong, President of the Lao Academy of Social and Economic Sciences, and Sok Touch, President of the Royal Academy of Cambodia. (Photo: VNA)|
The city’s leader acknowledged that research achievements from the academies of Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia are crucial in setting out the right directions for development. Therefore, Ho Chi Minh City leader wishes the academies of the three countries will continue to promote cooperation in the coming time.
For their part, the guests said the organization of an annual science conference of the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences, the Lao Academy of Social and Economic Sciences, and the Royal Academy of Cambodia in HCM City will help participating countries gain valuable experiences of the city in developing economy and trade in the global digital era.
The annual social science conference is held on a rotational basis among the three academies. This year's conference is taking place in Ho Chi Minh City from September 20-21, focusing on trade, and investment collaboration among the three countries in the context of digital economy, smart city, and green growth.