RoK’s National Foundation Day marked
17:12 | 04/10/2019

VGP - The Republic of Korea (RoK) Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City held a ceremony on October 3 to celebrate the 4,351st anniversary of National Foundation Day of the RoK.

At the ceremony

Speaking at the event, the Consul General of the RoK to HCM City, Lim Jae-hoon hailed the close friendly ties between the two countries. 

He noted that the RoK is a major investment partner of Viet Nam have been progressing across politics, economy, people-to-people exchanges, and culture-sport-tourism cooperation. 

By hosting cultural exchanges, implementing joint projects, and welcoming high-ranking leaders and high-level delegations from the RoK, the city has contributed significantly to the two nations’ strategic cooperative partnership, he added.

Congratulating the RoK on its National Foundation Day, Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Le Thanh Liem highlighted the strong growth of Viet Nam-RoK ties after the two countries first set up diplomatic relationship 27 years ago and the strategic cooperative partnership 10 years ago. The two countries are important partners of each other in the fields of investment, trade, tourism, culture and people-to-people exchanges.

He noted that his city has established friendship and cooperation with seven Korean localities, with joint projects conducted regularly in the fields of health, cultural exchange and education-training, and others.

Currently, HCM City and neighbouring localities are home to 3,000 businesses and 100,000 people from the RoK. 

By Vien Nhu

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