Italy’s Florence authorities have decided to organize “Vietnam’s Days in Florence” in October this year.
President of the Florence province, Andrea Barducci, affirmed the decision during his meeting with Vietnamese Ambassador to Italy Nguyen Hoang Long on June 25.
During talks, Barducci and Long discussed measures to boost economic, trade and investment cooperation between the two countries and prepare activities to mark the 40th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic ties in 2013.
Barducci said Florence always supports and wants to expand cooperation with Vietnam in all fields, especially in education and tourism. He affirmed that as one of fashion centres in Italy and Europe, Florence will provide scholarships for Vietnamese students in the fields of fashion and fashion design.
Ambassador Long said he will closely work with Florence authorities to organize “Vietnam’s Days in Florence” successfully and a Vietnamese trade and investment office is expected to open in the province on September 16.