Celebration of National Day of the Netherlands - Celebration of National Day of the Netherlands - Website Ho Chi Minh City
(HCM CityWeb)- On April 22, Consulate General of the Kingdom of The Netherlands in HCMC hosted a reception on the occasion of National Day, birthday of King Willem Alexander ( King’s Day, April 27). Mr. Huynh Cong Hung – permanent member of HCMC People’s Council attended.
At the reception, Mr. Huynh Cong Hung sent his best wished to Mr. Simon van der Burg, Dutch Consul General in HCMC and Dutch people living and working in HCMC. In over 40 years since establishing diplomatic ties, Vietnam and the Netherlands have achieved many significant results. Two way export-import revenues between the Netherlands and HCMC in 2014 reached US$ 724 million, up 11% compared to the same period of 2013. Till early 2015, the Netherlands has 78 projects in HCMC with total investment capital of US$ 790 million, ranked 10th in total countries and territories investing in HCMC.
Mr. Simon van der Burg expressed his delight at remarkable development of Vietnam and the Netherlands relations as well as co-operation results of economy, bilateral trade after more than 40 years, both sides have strengthened co-operation in fields of culture, education, trade.