Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc received Park Soo-kwan, Honorary Consul General of Vietnam to the Republic of Korea (RoK), in Hanoi on February 25.

Deputy PM Phuc described Park’s visit as a significant event for the two countries’ strategic partnership.

He spoke highly of Park’s efforts in connecting and fostering the friendship and cooperation between the two nations, especially in socio-economics, investment, culture and education.

He expressed his wish that in the coming time, the Honorary Consul General will continue making active and effective contributions to the development of the Vietnam-RoK ties as well as granting valuable assistance to the Vietnamese community in his country.

For his part, Park said he hopes that Vietnam will continue to create favourable conditions for RoK companies to do business in Vietnam.

He vowed that he will try his best to contribute to strengthening the friendship and cooperation between the two peoples.-VNA