Tran Vinh Canh, Chairman of the Vietnam - Japan Friendship Association’s branch in Dak Lak province, emphasized that the program aims to strengthen solidarity, friendship and cooperation between the two peoples.

The event featured songs, dances, and performances of traditional musical instruments of Japanese people and ethnic groups in the Central Highlands region. praising the land, culture, and people of Vietnam and Japan.

The Vietnam – Japan cultural exchange program opens in Buon Ma Thuot city, the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak, on September 14.

Booths were also installed to introduce typical Japanese dishes and products qualified for the standards of the One Commune-One Product (OCOP) program in the city.

Japan is the most important strategic partner and the largest official development assistance (ODA) provider of Vietnam, contributing to the development of large-scale infrastructure projects, creating motivation to promote sustainable socio-economic development while supporting advanced technology transfer to and human resources training in Vietnam.

Japan is also Vietnam's major partner in the fields of labor, investment, tourism, and trade with more than 5,000 valid investment projects in the Southeast Asian country.

Vietnam has 104 investment projects in Japan with a total registered investment capital of USD 19.2 million.

Dak Lak currently has two FDI projects invested by Japanese investors. The Japan International Cooperation Agency has sponsored 21 ODA programs in the province with a total investment capital of more than USD 24.2 million.

In the coming time, the province will continue to coordinate with Japanese localities to organize promotion activities, connect investment, and bolster cooperation in tourism development.

Source: VNA