Speaker of the National Assembly of Republic of Korea (RoK) Park Byeong-seug (R) receives Vietnamese Ambassador Nguyen Vu Tung in Seoul (Photo: VNA)
– Speaker of the National Assembly of Republic of Korea (RoK) Park Byeong-seug affirmed Vietnam is a central cooperation
partner in the RoK’s New Southern policy at a reception for Vietnamese
Ambassador Nguyen Vu Tung in Seoul on October 22.
The RoK top legislator welcomed the ambassador who took up the post in
the RoK at a time when bilateral ties are growing in all aspects, and the two
countries are important partners of each other in politics-security and trade-investment.
People-to-people exchanges between the two countries are also expanding.
He added that both the RoK and Vietnam are models of success in
controlling the COVID-19 pandemic, and expressed his wish to visit Vietnam, the
first Asian country he chooses to visit as National Assembly speaker, at an
Ambassador Tung confirmed that Vietnam attaches importance to bolstering
the Vietnam-RoK strategic cooperative partnership, especially at a time when
Vietnam along with other ASEAN member countries and the RoK are actively
implementing the New Southern policy.
He asked the RoK to continue supporting the Vietnamese community in the
RoK, and pledged to do his best to promote the relationship between the two