Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc (r) welcomes Chairman of the Republic of Korea (RoK)-Viêt Nam Parliamentary Friendship Group Kim Hak-yong in Hà Nội on Thursday. — VNA/VNS Photo Thống Nhất
HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam always attaches importance to promoting cooperative relations with the Republic of Korea (RoK) and wants to closely coordinate with the Korean side to develop the strategic cooperative partnership to new heights, said Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc.
Meeting Chairman of the Republic of Korea (RoK)-Viêt Nam Parliamentary Friendship Group Kim Hak-yong in Hà Nội on Thursday, PM Phúc praised the important role played by parliamentarians of the RoK-Việt Nam Parliamentary Friendship Group and the Việt Nam-RoK Parliamentary Friendship Group.
The PM highlighted the strong, intensive and effective development of bilateral relations in recent years which helped to enhance political trust and mutual understanding.
PM Phúc said that the Vietnamese Government always pays heed to solving issues related to Korean enterprises operating in Việt Nam.
He expressed his hope that the RoK will continue to support Việt Nam in all fields, including security-defence and sports and especially in football, while calling for more efforts from both sides to push forward the bilateral relationship and raise two-way trade to US$100 billion by 2020.
Chairman Kim congratulated Việt Nam on its socio-economic development achievements in recent years and thanked the Vietnamese Government and people for creating favourable conditions for Korean businesses and nationals living and working in Việt Nam.
He pledged to make strong efforts, together with members of the RoK-Việt Nam Parliamentary Friendship Group, to foster the development of relations between the two countries. — VNS