An art performance at the event (Source: baohanam.com.vn)

Ha Nam (VNA) – The “Korean Cultural Day in Ha Nam” programme was held on April 7 evening in the Red River Delta province of Ha Nam which is home to 111 businesses from the Republic of Korea (RoK).

The event was co-organised by the People’s Committee of Ha Nam province and the People’s Council of Gyeonggi-do province of the RoK, featuring special art performances staged by artists from both sides.

In his remarks, Pham Sy Loi, Deputy Secretary of the provincial Party Committee and Chairman of the provincial People’s Council, said the RoK enterprises make up more than half of total foreign direct investment (FDI) firms in the province.

They have contributed remarkably to the province’s socio-economic development, he noted.

Loi said the programme is of significance as it helps realise cooperation contents between Ha Nam and Gyeonggi-do, expressing his belief that the relationship will prosper in the time ahead, with regular economic and cultural exchanges.

Yung Ki Yul, Chairman of the Gyeonggi-do province People’s Council, called on Ha Nam province to create more favourable conditions for RoK firms and businesspeople, including those from Gyeonggi-do, to invest in the locality, while intensifying economic, cultural and social cooperation between the two provinces.

At present, the RoK is the biggest foreign investor in Ha Nam province with 111 projects. Of the total, 13 with a total investment of 663.97 million USD, accounting for 49.12 percent of the capital, are run by enterprises from Gyeonggi-do province.-VNA