Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung will attend a Commemorative Summit to mark the 25th anniversary of ASEAN-Republic of Korea (RoK) Dialogue Relations and pay a working visit to the RoK from December 10-12.

The Prime Minister’s summit attendance and visit are made at the invitation of RoK President Park Geun-hye.

ASEAN and the RoK have unceasingly boosted their dialogue ties, and the relationship was upgraded to strategic partnership in 2010.

The two sides target a two-way trade of 150 billion USD by 2015 and 200 billion USD by 2020.

The RoK is now Vietnam’s second largest foreign direct investor and trade partner with two-way trade turnover hitting 27.5 billion USD in 2013.

The country is also the second largest ODA provider for Vietnam with a total commitment of 1.2 billion USD in 2012-2015.-VNA