On September 9th, 2019, Danang organized the 9th urban development forum of the city in Yokohama, Japan.
The forum was organized in 03 days from 09-11 September 2019. In this forum, the two cities reassessed the cooperation results over the past time, namely the implementation of the Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the two cities (in April 2019). In the coming time, the cities will focus on developing public transport, building port government projects, environmental issues, high technology, information technology and city construction. clever.
In the forum, the two cities summarized the achievements of economic cooperation between the two cities in recent years. Especially with the financial support from Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in recent years such as: waste separation project, water pump supply project, Lien Chieu port research project. At the same time, the representative from Da Nang highly appreciated the mode of cooperation between the public and private sectors of Yokohama City through the Center of establishment the knowledge- Y-PORT and the Yokohama Urban Solutions Alliance – YUSA; Danang hope that Yokohama city will continue to share experiences for Danang City to learn and apply to develop similar models in the city.
In addition, representative of Da Nang mentioned specific matters that need Yokohama to coordinate and support in the future such as: support to raise awareness of waste separation at source, technical observation of water environment and air environment, human resource training in the field of information technology, high technology, smart city, training and caring for the elderly …
At the forum, leaders of the two cities witnessed the departments and units of the two localities signing the cooperation minutes, marking, committing and confirming the sustainable cooperation relationship of the two cities, including: (1) Framework for implementing the Memorandum of Cooperation between the two cities for the period of 2019-2022 (2) Promotion of energy saving project towards people in Da Nang city by JICA funding (3) Danang Industrial Wastewater Management Project.
In the coming time, Danang wishes the two cities to work together to develop together, to attract Japanese investors to Danang to invest in here through setting up company under foreign direct investment scheme, thereby helping the city to learn a lot of experience in construction and development in the future.