At the reception. Photo: VNA

At the reception, Lee held that HCM City is a destination that has drawn much interest from RoK companies and expressed his belief that the Southern economic hub of Vietnam would further attract more investment from the RoK.

At present, the RoK is the third largest investor in HCM City with more than 1,600 projects with total investment of more than USD 5 billion.

Meanwhile, HCM City is also home to a Korean population of over 80,000 people and 2,000 enterprises .

In turn, Tuyen underlined that HCM City and RoK localities have regularly conducted meetings, delegation exchanges, and joint activities in various fields .

The city’s leaders suggested the two sides further expand their cooperation in transportation, education and training, and smart healthcare.

Translated by Van Hieu