Overview of working session (Source: VNA)

Hoa Binh (VNA) – The northern province of Hoa Binh and Gimje city of the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s Jeollabuk province on January 9 signed a cooperation agreement to boost bilateral collaboration in economics, education and culture.

The document was inked at a working session between Vice Chairman of the Hoa Binh provincial People’s Committee Bui Van Khanh and Deputy Mayor of Gimje city Cheon Daesik in the Vietnamese province.

Under the agreement, both sides will work together to boost development and prosperity by stepping up cooperation in economics, education and culture based on the principles of equality and mutual benefit.

The deal is of considerable significance to intensifying mutual understanding and boosting relations between the two countries, they said.

Welcoming the RoK city’s working delegation, Khanh spoke highly of the Vietnam-RoK relations, especially in economics.

At present, the RoK is running 17 investment projects in Hoa Binh, he stated, adding that his province and Gimje city hold similarities and favourable conditions to establish comprehensive collaboration.

Within the framework of the working visit, the Gimje delegation visited Luong Son Industrial Zone, Phuong Hoang Golf Course, and Hoa Binh hydropower plant.-VNA