The People’s Committee of the northern province of Vinh Phuc in conjunction with the Vietnamese Embassy in the Republic of Korea held a conference on April 11 in Seoul to call for more investment to the province.

Addressing the event, Vietnamese Ambassador Pham Huu Chi came up with the needs and business opportunities in Vietnam as well as in Vinh Phuc - a neighbouring province of Hanoi - in particular.

Meanwhile, Pham Van Vong, Secretary of the provincial Party Committee, introduced to RoK companies the locality’s potential, advantages as well as business environment and preferential policies.

RoK investors are leading in the number of projects in Vinh Phuc, with 59 ones, and stand third in terms of investment capital with 508 million USD, Vong said.

He elaborated that his locality is striving to become an industrial province by 2015, and stands ready to welcome RoK enterprises with support in licensing procedures and human resources training.

During their stay, Vinh Phuc’s officials also made a fact-finding tours to and held investment promotions in Bussan city and Chungcheongbuk province, which are among the largest economic hubs of the RoK.-VNA