Mekong Delta economic cooperation forum to be held in 2016

Tuesday, Nov 24, 2015 17:58

Vistors are travelling the Mekong Delta by boat. Tourism development in the region is one of major objectives set by the MDEC – Hau Giang 2016, which will take place in Ha Noi from April 22 to 24 next year. — Photo

CAN THO (Biz Hub) — The Mekong Delta Economic Cooperation Forum – Hau Giang 2016 (MDEC – Hau Giang 2016) will be held in Ha Noi from April 22 to 24 next year, the Steering Committee for the Southwestern region told the press on Tuesday.

Meanwhile, a number of major activities including seminars and investment promotion conference will take place in the southern province of Hau Giang from April 24 to 29.

MDEC 2016 aims to strengthen international investment and tourism co-operation among businesses and create a favourable environment for them to export major products of the Mekong Delta region.

The estimated budget for the forum this year is about VND10 billion (US$443,852), sponsored by companies and partly from the State Budget. — VNS

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