The President of the Poitou-Charentes Regional Council of France, Segolene Royal, and Chairman of Thua Thien Hue province’s People’s Committee, Nguyen Van Cao, signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in Hue city on April 10.
As an important partner in Hue festivals for many years, the Poitou-Charentes Regional Council of France will participate in the 2014 Hue Festival to expand the space of the festival for more local residents to enjoy the event.
The Poitou-Charentes Regional Council of France will also support the development of Hue Tourism College in compiling new training programmes, especially on eco-tourism and heritage. In addition, it will promote cooperation between Bach Ma National Park and Marais-Poitevin Garden under the Prodetour Hue project in the 2010-2013 period in order to strengthen eco-tourism and upgrade traditional houses.
In addition, the region will help Thua Thien Hue improve the quality of human resources for the tourism sector, the value of heritage sties and the management of international cooperation.
Both sides will boost cooperation among high schools and heighten the important role of Thua Thien Hue province as a dynamic member of the International Organisation of La Francophonie in South East Asia.