Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Chung Sye-kyun visits Korean-funded Alutec Vina company in Vietnam (Photo: VNA)

HCM City (VNA) – Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Chung Sye-kyun left Ho Chi Minh City on April 27, wrapping up his three-day official visit to Vietnam at the invitation of National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.

At talks and meetings with Vietnam’s top leaders, the two sides were unanimous that the friendship and cooperation between Vietnam and the RoK have been developing strongly, evidenced by the regular exchange of high-level visits as well as visits from  ministries, sectors and localities, and support at regional and international forums.

The two countries will continue broadening their cooperation across the board, seek concrete measures to balance trade, and accelerate cultural exchange programmes, among others.

Vietnam and the RoK will organize more exchanges between parliamentarians, work closely at regional and international parliamentary forums, and listen to opinions from the business circles and residents so to monitor the making and supplementing of laws and policies to create a stable and favorable legal environment for their citizens living in the other country.

Each country has about 140,000 citizens living and working in the other country.

With nearly 6,000 valid projects worth 50.98 billion USD, the RoK is taking the lead among 116 countries and territories investing in Vietnam.

Vietnam and the RoK established diplomatic ties on December 22, 1992. - VNA