Mekong Connect 2021- Forum Joint development of Ho Chi Minh City and other provinces and cities in the Mekong Delta (Mekong Delta) 2021 will officially open on December 17 at Thong Nhat Hall (HCMC).
Sharing at the program announcement, Ms. Vu Kim Hanh, President of the Association of High Quality Vietnamese Products, said that this is the first time after 5 events, MeKong Connect was held in Ho Chi Minh City. mark the extended development step in the event’s regional link.
According to Ms. Hanh, Mekong Connect 2021 will have the theme “Economic recovery and development linkage in the new normal”.
Mekong Connect 2021 will have the theme of “Economic Recovery and Linking Development in the New Normal”. Photo: THU HA
This year’s forum will have diverse content and participants from leaders of ministries, scientists, businesses, associations, farmers, agricultural and technology investors… Especially, this year Today, in addition to the role of connection and cooperation, the forum is also an opportunity for organizations and individuals to learn and find solutions to promote links and integration.
Mr. Bui Ta Hoang Vu, Director of Ho Chi Minh City Department of Industry and Trade, also emphasized that COVID-19 has caused many regions to produce an excess of vegetables, tubers, meat and fish…. but Ho Chi Minh City has a shortage. , people have to buy goods at high prices due to the disruption of supply sources, mainly due to the difficult transportation process between provinces. Therefore, the link between the production area and the consumption market is extremely important and necessary.
“Therefore, this is the first year Ho Chi Minh City participates in the organization, but we have determined that from now on we will officially join this forum as an official member, to share with other localities. information, vision and creating consensus for development,” emphasized Mr. Vu.
Mekong Connect Forum 2021 will be held both in person and online with a virtual reality stage.
The live session is expected to have about 250 participants, including businessmen, farmers, leaders of ministries, and experts. Here, speakers and experts will discuss two major topics “economic recovery” and “development linkage” in the new normal between Ho Chi Minh City and other provinces and cities in the Mekong Delta.
Next is an online forum on “Investment experience in agriculture” of entrepreneurs from Thailand, Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia; A live exchange program with the top winners at the Innovation Startup Project Competition in Agriculture.
Along with that, there are 4 discussion sessions with 4 topics:
1. Promoting the grassroots medical network in the prevention and control of COVID-19 and ensuring safety in production and business activities
2. Economic recovery and goods supply chain between HCMC and other provinces and cities in the Mekong Delta.
3. Human resources for agriculture and Mekong Delta.
4. Policy and linkage issues between Ho Chi Minh City and other provinces and cities in the Mekong Delta.
(PLO)- According to the State Bank of Vietnam, the biggest difficulty in the Mekong Delta provinces today is not related to credit capital, but due to the circulation of goods and the control of social distancing.