Vietnam treasures strategic cooperative partnership with RoK: PM

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh hosted a reception for the Republic of Korea Ambassador to Vietnam Park Noh-wan in Hanoi on October 12.

Prime Minister Chinh said Vietnam always attaches importance to the Strategic Cooperative Partnership with the Republic of Korea and is ready to work closely with the East Asian nation to optimise existing mechanisms between the two countries to elevate bilateral cooperation.

Regarding economic cooperation, PM Chinh wished that the two sides would continue to encourage Korean businesses to invest more in Vietnam.

He suggested that the two sides consider the early resumption of commercial flights and recognition of each other's vaccine passports for resuming economic activities between the two countries.

Ambassador Park Noh-wan announced that the Republic of Korea government will donate 1.1 million doses of Astra Zeneca vaccine to Vietnam, and this batch of vaccine is expected to arrive in Vietnam on October 13./.