Recently, Le Thanh Liem, Deputy Chairman of the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City had a meeting with Mr. Gilles Buna, Deputy Mayor of Lyon (France) focuses on promoting cooperation in the field of heritage conservation, urban planning, green space development and art lighting.
Over the past few years, the two cities have had good cooperation in the fields of culture, education, health and urban planning. The potential for cooperation between the two cities is very promising. In the coming time, the two cities continue to promote cooperation in these fields as well as other fields such as landscape conservation, public green spaces, environmental protection.
Earlier, an exhibition named “Walking around the city” with the theme of city and country was held in Ho Chi Minh City. The exhibition refers to the major challenges related to water that Ho Chi Minh City and LyonCity are facing. For instance, urban development on the wetlands, climate change and sea level rise and water quality.