Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc had a meeting with
Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon on November 28 as part of his official visit to
the Republic of Korea (RoK).
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (R) and Seoul
Mayor Park Won-soon at the meeting on November 28 (Photo: VNA)
Seoul (VNA) – Prime
Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc had a meeting with Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon
on November 28 as part of his official visit to the Republic
of Korea (RoK).
PM Phuc said relations between Vietnam and the RoK
are flourishing under their strategic cooperative partnership with rapidly
growing economic, trade and investment ties, along with strong
people-to-people exchange. Besides, fruitful locality-to-locality
connections have become leverage for the two countries’ cooperation.
Particularly, he highly valued Seoul’s twinning
relations with Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, stressing that its experiences in
urban management, people’s welfare and high technology application are very
useful to the Vietnamese cities.
On this occasion, the leader appreciated the Seoul
administration and the mayor’s support for the Vietnamese people in their
[Photos: PM's official visit to Republic of Korea]
Vietnam has also continually created favourable
conditions for the Korean community in the country, he affirmed, expressing
his hope that businesses of the RoK, including those from Seoul, will keep
investing and expanding operations in Vietnam.
For his part, Mayor Park spoke highly of the strong
socio-economic development of Vietnam, saying the country boasts huge
development potential and numerous opportunities for the RoK to continue
increasing cooperation with and investment in.
The official noted Seoul has had cooperative ties
with many cities around the world, but it attaches special attention to the
ties with Vietnamese localities.
He pledged to further support the 17,000 Vietnamese
people in Seoul, thereby contributing to the two countries’ friendship