At the working session (Photo: VNA)
Tuyen Quang (VNA)
- A delegation led by Ambassador of the Republic of Korea (RoK) to
Vietnam, Park Noh-wan, paid a visit to the northern mountainous province of
Tuyen Quang on May 11.
At a working
session, local authorities briefed the guests on Tuyen Quang’s socio-economic
development and the results of cooperation between the province and its RoK
partners in the recent past.
They also identified
potential fields of cooperation, including partnerships between the province
and RoK localities, official development assistance (ODA), and agriculture,
tourism, transport-smart urban building, labour and employment, education and
training, and industry and trade.
Chairman of the
provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Van Son appreciated the RoK’s support for the
province’s socio-economic development, especially in health care, education,
and agricultural development.
He voiced his hope
that the RoK Embassy, via the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA)
Vietnam Office, will continue to assist the province with smart urban
development in Tuyen Quang city, along with high-tech agricultural production
and the inclusion of local products in the global value chains of RoK companies.
He also called upon firms to invest in high-tech and safe vegetable growing and
sharing knowledge on organic production.
The RoK side is also
expected to assist Tuyen Quang in attracting investment in tourism development
and creating optimal conditions for students at vocational schools to study and
work in the RoK.
For his part, the ambassador
spoke highly of Tuyen Quang’s socio-economic achievements and its efforts to fight
He expressed his
hope that the successful implementation of a rural development programme in the
province, supported by the RoK, will become a model that is expanded to other
The ambassador added
that he will continue to introduce Tuyen Quang to RoK localities to form
partnerships and help local people temporarily work in the country and consider
aid in education, health care and human resources training, thereby luring more
RoK businesses to the province.
He hoped that
Tuyen Quang will promptly open an expressway linking it with the Noi Bai-Lao
Cai expressway so as to facilitate cooperation between the province and the
Tuyen Quang is now
home to six RoK projects with registered capital of nearly 32 million USD. Of
which, a rural development project is being implemented in the province using
non-refundable aid from the RoK Government via KOICA, totalling 18.39 million