Addressing the signing ceremony, GDSPT General Director Dang Ha Viet said the sponsorship signing marked an important step in the sustainable and long-term relationship between the two sides.

Representatives of the two sides sign the MoU.

According to the official, Vietnam and the RoK share many cultural similarities, laying a foundation for the two countries to boost bilateral cooperation in many fields, including sports.

With a desire to promote Taekwondo, the traditional sport of the RoK, the CJ Group is committed to accompanying the development of this sport in Vietnam, he said, adding that great efforts have been made by the group to turn Vietnam into one of the world's Taekwondo powers.

Delegates pose for a joint photo at the event.

Chang Bok-sang, President and CEO of CJ Vietnam, said the group will support Vietnam’s national taekwondo team to get the best results at the 2022 Asian Games which is scheduled to take place in Hangzhou, China, from September 23 to October 8, 2023 as well as the 2024 Paris Summer Olympic Games.

He also expressed his wish that the GDSPT will work with the group to maximize the effectiveness of the activity by devising proper training plans.

Source: VNA