x Abu Dhabi, UAEMonday 24 July 2017

Sheikh Nahyan discusses bilateral ties with Vietnamese official

Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development, discussed bilateral relations with the Vietnamese Vice President of the People Committee of Ho Chi Minh City, Nguyen Thi Hong.

Tourist attractions in the UAE and Vietnam were discussed in a meeting yesterday between senior officials of the two countries.

Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development, discussed bilateral relations with the Vietnamese Vice President of the People Committee of Ho Chi Minh City, Nguyen Thi Hong.

In the meeting, the duo spoke of the implementation of initiatives for cooperation on supporting tourism in both countries through the exchange of expertise, said state news agency, Wam, yesterday.

They also spoke of the possibility of increasing the number of tourists between the two countries through national carriers, as Etihad Airways plans to launch its service between Abu Dhabi and Ho Chi Minh City in October this year.

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