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Grand Duke of Luxembourg votes for Halong Bay

2011-11-10 (GMT + 7)

The Grand Duke of Luxembourg, Henri on Nov. 9 voted for Vietnam’s tourism hotspot, Halong Bay to be recognised as one of the new seven wonders of the world, during his working visit to Hue Tourism College (HUTC).

halong-bayThe visit is part of the Grand Duke’s activities in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue.

HUTC was built and equipped through the assistance of the Luxembourg government, importantly contributing to training high-quality human resources for the tourism sector of Thua Thien-Hue province and the central region.

Luxembourg pledged to continue with high-quality cooperative training programmes for teachers, along with assistance for upgrading infrastructure and assessing the training demand.

On the same day, Minister of Development, Cooperation and Humanitarian Action of Luxembourg, Marie Josee Jacobs handed over 100,000 EUR in emergency aid to the province to help local people cope with the aftermath of floods./.

(Source: VNA)

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