Binh Dinh (VNA), Oct. 21 -- Representatives of the south central province of Binh Dinh and the Japanese city of Izumisano signed an agreement to set up friendly and cooperative ties in Quy Nhon city on October 21.

Under the agreement, the two sides will strive for the development of exchange and cooperation in the fields of administrative work, culture, tourism, education and economy in the principle of equality and in line with Vietnamese and Japanese laws and international practices.

Chairman of the Binh Dinh provincial People's Committee Ho Quoc Dung said the agreement is expected to pave the way for elevating the bilateral ties to a new high for the benefit of the people of the two localities as well as the countries.

Binh Dinh has...