50th Anniversary of the National Day of Singapore in Ho Chi Minh City

Evening 31/7, Singapore Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City held the 50th Anniversary of National Day of the Republic of Singapore (9/8/1965 -9/8/2015).
At the celebration, Ms. Siu Lin Leow, Singapore Consulate-General in Ho Chi Minh City reviewed the traditional 50th Independence Day of the Republic of Singapore and review the relationship, friendship and cooperation between Singapore and Vietnam Nam in general and Ho Chi Minh City in particular in recent years.
According to Ms Siu Lin Leow, cooperation between Vietnam and Singapore are very prominent on the economic field, in which Singapore has found that Vietnam has got fundamentals for strong growth. Currently many of the Singapore companies have long-term investment plans in Vietnam and continue to seek opportunities to expand production and business.
Ms Siu Lin Leow said that an exchange between the two countries is also very positive point. Ho Chi Minh City and neighboring provinces are inhabited by about 3,000 Singapore people, while there are a lot of people in Vietnam live, study and work in Singapore.
Sending greetings to Singaporian people who are living and working in Ho Chi Minh City on the occasion of this important anniversary, Le Hoang Quan, Chairman of People's Committee of Ho Chi Minh City said that the development of Singapore has demonstrated that an island nation like Singapore with not much of resources but with the intellectual, creative spirit, the vision of the leadership and determination of its people, Singapore is still able to make the country green, clean, beautiful and prosperous with the unique architecture, impressive, a harmonious society and a strong economy in the region.
According to Le Hoang Quan, today, Singapore is one of five countries and territories with the largest investment in Ho Chi Minh City. The presence of more than 500 enterprises in Singapore in Ho Chi Minh City has expressed confidence of Singaporian investors in the great potential and bright future development of the city. This is a great encouragement for the government and people to improve the investment climate, for always being there and attract more foreign investors in general and Singapore in particular.
By the end of 2014, Singapore had 719 projects, totaling $ 8.2 billion investment in the City; Two-way trade between Ho Chi Minh City and Singapore in 2014 was 4.4 billion US dollars. /.
On 01 May 08 2015