Vietnam and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) signed an aviation transport agreement, allowing airlines from both sides to penetrate deeper into the respective aviation markets.

The deal was signed in Hanoi on October 30 by Vietnam ’s Deputy Minister of Transport Nguyen Van Cong and DPRK Deputy Minister of Foreign Trade Ri Myong San.

Comprising 23 articles and one appendix, the agreement replaced the one signed on November 14, 1977.

It is expected to meet the travel demand of both peoples, contributing to the traditional friendship between the two countries.

Earlier, representatives from the Ministry of Transport and DPRK Ministry of Foreign Trade held a meeting to discuss how to further enhance bilateral cooperation on aviation in the future.-VNA