Chairman of HCMC People’s Committee Le Hoang Quan receives new US Ambassador - Chairman of HCMC People’s Committee Le Hoang Quan receives new US Ambassador - Website Ho Chi Minh City
On January 16, Chairman of HCMC People’s Committee Le Hoang Quan received new US Ambassador Theodore G. Osius on his visit to HCMC.
At the meeting, Mr. Le Hoang Quan expressed his delight to receive Mr. Theodore G.Osius to HCMC. Mr. Quan said that the friendship relationship between Vietnam and US is deeply developed in fields of economy, education, health care, etc. Mr. Quan affirmed that HCMC is always ready for creating favorable conditions US companies to invest in HCMC and hopes that the US creates conditions for US companies to support and share experiences with those in HCMC, contributing to enhancement of Vietnam-US friendship relationships to a new height.
In 2014, HCMC received 250 US tourists, granting investment licenses for 300 US projects in HCMC with total capital of US$ 600 million. Two way trade between Vietnam and US reached US$ 60 billion.