|Vietnam’s pavilion at the event, which is being held in Benjasiri park
in Bangkok , is decorated with familiar Vietnamese images including the
national flag, bamboo and canonical hats along with a book about
President Ho Chi Minh.
Many of the country’s famous tourist destinations such as Thang Long
royal citadel and the Phu Quoc and Con Dao islands were also spotlighted
at the event.
Vietnam ’s Ambassador to Thailand Ngo Duc Thang said that the week helps
cities to strengthen their relationship with the Thai capital,
especially in economics and tourism.
The cities also have a chance to promote their mother countries and
peoples while promoting their experiences in creating green and
environmentally friendly urban areas.
Bangkok ’s Mayor, Sukhumbhand Paribatra, said the week will build on
existing ties between the cities and improve mutual understanding
The Mayor stated that Bangkok has struck up a friendship with 18 cities
from 13 countries worldwide, many of them capitals, adding that all the
cities regularly engage in cultural and tourism exchanges.