The Association of Overseas Vietnamese in the Republic of Korea (RoK) has opened the first course on the RoK language and culture to Vietnamese brides living in Incheon and Gwangju cities.

Supported by the Vietnamese Embassy in the RoK and the Korean Investment & Securities Company, the programme aims to help the Vietnamese brides soon integrate into the local community.

Addressing the opening ceremony in Incheon city on Oct. 22, the First Secretary of the Vietnamese Embassy in the RoK, Pham Quang Tuyen underlined that the embassy highly values the efforts of the Overseas Vietnamese Association in the RoK to support the Vietnamese community, especially migrating women.

Tuyen said he hoped the Vietnamese brides will do their utmost to acquire knowledge for themselves, and quickly integrate into their families and the RoK society.

At the ceremony, as many as 52 women in Incheon and Gwangju cities applied for the course.

Tran Hai Linh, President of the Overseas Vietnamese Association in the RoK said that the association plans to open classes in other regions to assist more Vietnamese brides in the near future./.