At the meeting, Ambassador Park expressed his appreciation for the care of the municipal Department of Health and other agencies for the South Korean community in Hanoi during the pandemic time.
According to Park, the South Korean Embassy plans to cooperate with the Hanoi People’s Committee in holding a conference with South Korean businesses, aiming at further facilitating the business of South Korean companies in the capital city.
Overview of the meeting
As the year of 2022 marks the 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and South Korea, Park expects more cultural, trade and investment activities in the coming time, and expected to receive more support from the local authorities for the celebration.
The South Korean Ambassador also expected the Hanoi People’s Committee to help accelerate the implementation of upcoming projects from South Korean companies in fields of trade and construction.
He expected these projects would contribute to the well-being of the locals and further attract investment, and tourists to the city.
Park hoped to soon meet the Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee Dinh Tien Dung to discuss cooperation opportunities between Hanoi and localities in South Korea, as well as the relations between Hanoi and Seoul.
For his part, Vice Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Manh Quyen said bilateral relations in general, and between Hanoi and South Korean localities in particular, have been progressing strongly over the years.
Quyen said the city would soon hold a trade conference to further facilitate economic cooperation between the two sides, as well as other cultural and tourism events.
As the pandemic has now been fully contained, Quyen said the city has now returned to a new normal, which serves as the foundation for the city to shift the focus to trade, investment, tourism and cultural development.
On events marking 30th anniversary of Vietnam-South Korea relations, Quyen expected the South Korean Embassy to work with the local authorities in the preparation process.
He also stressed his commitment to addressing concerns of South Korean businesses operating in Hanoi.