RoK-funded project helps build more libraries in Vietnam hinh anh 1At the launching ceremony in a school in Nam Dinh (Source:

Seoul (VNA) – The Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Korea (RoK) said on September 19 that the country has launched three more libraries for Vietnamese students, lifting the total number in the Southeast Asian country to 14.

This is part of an official development assistance (ODA) project funded by the RoK side.

According to the ministry, the new libraries have been constructed in three secondary schools in the northern province of Nam Dinh, benefiting about 1,000 students. It also presented about 6,000 books for these libraries.

Earlier, the RoK financed the construction of four libraries in Hanoi, four in Vinh Phuc, and three in Phu Tho.

The RoK has so far built 129 libraries in 13 Asian and African countries./.