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Speaking at the event, Deputy Director of the municipal Department of Culture and Sports Mai Ba Hung said the event contributes to fostering the friendship between the two nations and table tennis exchange between Ho Chi Minh City and Japan.

Japanese Deputy Consul General to Ho Chi Minh City Kazunori Hosoya said via exchanges and short-term training courses, Vietnamese and Japanese table tennis players and coaches will have chances to improve skills.

Japanese table tennis players also plan to exchange with audiences in the city.

Source: VNA