Vietnam attaches importance to enhancing extensive cooperation with RoK: PM

Thursday, 2019-06-13 17:43:05
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PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc (R) receives Chairman of the RoK-Vietnam Parliamentary Friendship Group Kim Hack-yong. (Photo: VGP)
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NDO – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has affirmed that Vietnam always attaches importance to strengthening extensive cooperation with the Republic of Korea (RoK), and wishes to work closely with the RoK side to unceasingly developing bilateral strategic cooperative partnership to new heights.

The Government leader made the remarks while hosting a reception for Chairman of the RoK-Vietnam Parliamentary Friendship Group Kim Hack-yong in Hanoi on June 13.

He said the Vietnam-RoK relations are growing strongly, extensively, effectively and successfully across various fields, contributing to consolidating political trust and mutual understanding between the two countries, stating that Vietnam highly appreciates the important role played by parliamentarians of the Vietnam-RoK and RoK-Vietnam Parliamentary Friendship Groups.

The Vietnamese Government always pays attention to handling the issues related to operations of RoK businesses in Vietnam, PM Phuc emphasised.

He asked the RoK to continue supporting Vietnam in all fields, including sports (especially football), urging for greater efforts by both sides to further strengthen Vietnam-RoK ties, with an immediate goal of striving to bring two-way trade revenues to US$100 billion in 2020.

A general view of the reception. (Photo: VGP)

Kim Hack-yong, for his part, congratulated Vietnam on its socio-economic achievements over the years, while extending his thanks to the Vietnamese Government, PM and people for facilitating the life and operations of the RoK businesses and people in the country.

He called on the two sides to join hands in ensuring the Vietnamese community in the RoK and the RoK community in Vietnam lead better lives.

Kim Hack-yong expressed his strong determination to join other MPs in the RoK-Vietnam Parliamentary Friendship Group to make active contributions to the development of the bilateral ties.