Dong Thap celebrates #NLVN50 with Dutch Consulate General and DBAV

The Consul General of The Netherlands, Daniël Stork, and the Executive Director of Dutch Business Association Vietnam, Guido van Rooy, paid a visit to Dong Thap Province on Tuesday, 11 April 2023. The visit was part of the celebration of 50 years of diplomatic relations between The Netherlands and Vietnam. The day began with a bicycle tour, and was followed by festive opening that included impressive performances by students from the Community College Dong Thap, and a personal speech by the Vice Chairman of the Assembly of Dong Thap Province, Mr. Phan Van Thang.




One of the highlights of the visit was a bicycle tour organized by the Cao Lanh People Committee, aimed at promoting bicycle riding in Cao Lanh. The tour provided an opportunity for the delegation to appreciate the natural beauty of the region and to interact with the local people. Following the bike tour, the delegation visited the water treatment plant in Cao Lanh, which is funded by Dutch investment and utilizes Dutch water treatment and purification technology.




During the meeting with Dowasen, representatives of the Dutch-Vietnamese company Pernam JSC had the opportunity to share more about the Dutch expertise and how it benefits the people of Dong Thap. The meeting provided an excellent platform for the delegation to gain insight into the success of Dutch companies in Vietnam and the potential for further investment and business opportunities.






Later in the day, the delegation visited Bich Chi Food Products, a successful multinational enterprise that exports Vietnamese food products to over 40 markets. The visit was an excellent opportunity for the Consul General and the Executive Director of DBAV to witness the high-tech production line and state-of-the-art facilities of the company. The delegation was impressed by the contribution of Bich Chi Food Products to the local economy, providing jobs to hundreds of people in the province.


Overall, the visit of the Consul General and the Executive Director of DBAV highlighted the strong partnership between the two countries and the commitment to further strengthen bilateral ties. The visit also provided an excellent opportunity for the local authorities and businesses to showcase the potential of Dong Thap Province and the investment and business opportunities available for Dutch companies. The Consul General expressed his appreciation for the warm welcome and hospitality extended to him and his delegation during their visit to Dong Thap Province.