At the seminar, representatives of the People's Committees of the Northern regions introduced briefly the specific socio-economic development, the foreign affairs in the past time and some tasks in the future. The localities also proposed the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassadors and Consulate General to continue increasing support in consolidating and developing international cooperation relationships, thus helping localities to introduce and connect with other provinces and foreign businesses, especially projects in the fields of: Industry - agriculture, education - training, tourism, human resource development, climate change, health, etc.
Adressing at Phu Tho bridgeheads, Vice Chairman summarized the provincial socio-economic development in recent years. In the period of 2016-2020, the provincial economy had an average growth rate of 7.86%; export turnover increased by 30.2%/year. The investment and business environment continued to improve, the PCI increased 4 places, ranking 22 out of 63 provinces and cities in 2020. Currently, Phu Tho province has officially established international cooperation relations at local level with many provinces and cities around the world; maintaining and consolidating friendly cooperative relations with many domestic and foreign agencies, organizations and enterprises, contributing to propagating and promoting the face, culture and achievements in socio-economic development.
On behalf of the provincial leaders, Vice Chairman Phan Trong Tan suggested that Vietnam ambassadors and consulates worldwide would continue to pay attention and help Phu Tho province in introducing, connecting and attracting large enterprises and corporations to invest in the fields: mechanical engineering industry, supporting industries, electricity, agricultural processing product, etc. Strengthening cooperation activities to promote investment, trade and tourism; supporting the promotion of the face and culture of ancestral land along with two intangible cultural heritages of humanity.
At the seminar, Vietnam ambassadors and consulates worldwide for the period of 2021-2024 pledged to accompany and support localities and businesses in the North in connecting, introducing and promoting potentials, attracting investment, promoting international integration for the local socio-economic development in the coming years.