The official made the statement while receiving Seiji Suzuki, President of the Japan Friendship Parliamentary Alliance in Saitama Prefecture, in Hanoi on November 7.

At the reception, Toan briefed his guest on the capital’s socio–economic progress and growth forecasts.

He said Hanoi is focusing on attracting investment in infrastructure, industrial parks and high-tech application, to create jobs and form a high-quality workforce.

Toan hoped Saitama’s investment in Hanoi would rise in the future.

For his part, Seiji Suzuki stressed the prefecture wants to invest in Vietnam, particularly Hanoi, with 34 Saitama enterprises already operating in the city.

He said his visit aims to boost cooperation between Saitama and Hanoi.

Source: VNA