A Vietnam-Republic of Korea business forum was held in Hanoi on Dec. 15.

The event offered a chance for the two countries to enhance economic exchanges and review their economic achievements during the year, as well as introduce economic policies and corporate social responsibilities of the two nations.

Addressing the function, RoK Ambassador to Vietnam Ha Chan Ho expressed his pleasure at the strong development of bilateral investment and trade between Vietnam and the RoK and spoke highly of Vietnam ’s economic recovery, despite difficulties.

He said RoK enterprises want to develop their long-term business in Vietnam and pledged to make contributions to social development in the Southeast Asian country.

Over the last three years, RoK investors in Vietnam have spent 10 million USD on social activities, including granting scholarships, providing free medical checks-up, building houses and giving aid relief for disaster-hit victims./.