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Dong Nai (VNA) – The southern province of Dong Nai marked the 20th anniversary of its partnership with Gyeongnam province of the Republic of Korea at a ceremony on November 7.

Speaking at the event, Tran Van Vinh, Vice Chairman of the Dong Nai People’s Committee, appreciated the cooperation and results the two sides have achieved.

Investment of RoK businesses in Dong Nai has become the solid foundation for the bilateral cooperation for the interest of people and the development of each country, contributing to peace, stability, cooperation and development in the region and the world, said Vinh.

On his part, Ryu Soon Hyun, Vice Governor of Gyeongnam province, said the relationship between Dong Nai and Gyeongnam has developed comprehensively.

He expressed thanks to Dong Nai authorities for facilitating the operation of RoK businesses in general and Gyeongnam’s in particular in the province, and pledged to boost bilateral ties in culture and other fields.

Dong Nai and Gyeongnam signed the Memorandum of Understanding on establishing friendly and cooperative relationship in 1996, under which the two sides frequently organise activities and exchange visits.

According to the RoK General Consulate in Ho Chi Minh City, Dong Nai attracted 5.95 billion USD of investment from the RoK as of the end of 2015. At present, 260 RoK enterprises are operating in this southern province.-VNA