New cooperation spaces for Vietnam, RoK localities: seminar

- Wednesday, 31/05/2023, 10:34

Cooperation between localities of Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) has seen the engagement of not only authorities but also businesses and people, heard a seminar in Seoul on May 30.

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At the seminar (Photo: VNA)

This will open new cooperation spaces and deepen collaboration in all spheres, from economy to tourism, employment, education and culture, as well as people-to-people exchange, Vietnamese Ambassador to the RoK Nguyen Vu Tung told the seminar.

The event on connectivity between Korean localities and enterprises, and Vietnamese localities saw the participation of more than 100 delegates, including those from Vietnam’s Bac Lieu, Kon Tum and Thua Thien-Hue provinces and Can Tho city, along with representatives from localities and more than 50 businesses of the RoK.

Yoo Ming-bong, Secretary General of the Governors Association of the RoK (GAROK), noted that after 30 years of the establishment of the Vietnam-RoK diplomatic ties, the bilateral relationship has been seen as a model with political trust, dynamic, flexible, close economic cooperation, and close-knit ties between people of the two countries.

GAROK will work together with Vietnamese localities in conducting activities to enhance and expand cooperation between localities of the two countries, thus contributing to strengthening the bilateral friendship, he continued.

The Vietnamese representatives briefed the participants on strengths of their localities and incentives towards Korean investors, and pledged to facilitate their operations.

While in the RoK, the Vietnamese delegation had working sessions with leaders of GAROK and Korean localities and businesses.

The Korean side raised initiatives to expand cooperation with Bac Lieu, Can Tho, Kon Tom and Thua Thien-Hue in various fields like trade, high-tech agriculture, processing, labour export, education-training, construction, and energy, among others.