Hanoi (VNA) – The Ho Chi Minh
National Academy of Politics (HCMA) wishes to cooperate with leading
educational and training institutions or policy consulting research institutes
of the Netherlands on leadership science, governance and public policy in
the coming time, Director of HCMA Nguyen Xuan Thang told Dutch
Ambassador to Vietnam Kees van Baar during a reception in Hanoi on January 18.
Thang, who is also a
Politburo member and Chairman of the
Central Theoretical Council, highlighted the growing relations between Vietnam
and the Netherlands, saying his academy and Dutch partners have had an
exchange programme related to public administration reform and local government
He said the HCMA hopes to continue to cooperate with the
International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) of the Netherlands, with focus on implementing research projects of mutual
interest, delegation exchanges, and training.
The Dutch Ambassador said that
Vietnam and the Netherlands have many similarities.
He affirmed that he will continue to make
efforts to strengthen the good relationship between the two countries./.