PM Lee Hsien Loong attends a bilateral meeting with RoK President Moon Jae In (Photo straitstimes.com)

Seoul (VNA) –
President of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Moon Jae-in and Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong have agreed to expand bilateral cooperation, especially in joint efforts to prepare for the fourth industrial revolution.

According to the RoK presidential palace on November 14, the agreement came in a bilateral meeting between the two leaders on the sidelines of the 31st ASEAN Summit and related meetings held in the Philippine capital city of Manila.

Moon and Lee agreed to maintain close cooperation in numerous fields, including politics, economy and civil exchange, especially in the areas of infrastructure and trade.
At the meeting, the Korean leader voiced his hope that the bilateral cooperation will continue thriving in the fourth industrial revolution as both countries are striving to put forth industrial initiatives as a way of creating new growth engines.
For his part, Lee said that there will be more opportunities for bilateral cooperation, adding that the two countries should strengthen their collaboration within the ASEAN framework.
Moon also asked Singapore and ASEAN to continue supporting the RoK for a peaceful resolution to the nuclear issue of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and establishment of peace on the Korean Peninsula.
The RoK President on November 9 announced his “New Southern Policy”, aiming to better connect the country to ASEAN member nations.-VNA