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So said Vice Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh city People’s Council Pham Duc Hai during a reception for a delegation from Ansan city led by Mayor Yoon Wha-sub on April 23rd.

Welcoming the delegation’s visit to the city, Mr. Hai showed his pleasure at the increasingly good relationship between Vietnam and the RoK in politics, economics, culture, sports and others. “Ho Chi Minh city has attached great importance to reinforcing the relationship with the RoK, and set up cooperation with 7 Korean localities,” he said.

During the reception, Mayor Yoon Wha-sub asserted his hopes to develop the long-term and sustainable relationship between the two cities.

According to Mayor Yoon Wha-sub, Ansan city is home to 20,000 businesses and is known as a multicultural city with 86,000 residents coming from 109 countries and territories, including 3,000 Vietnamese laborers and citizens. Many Vietnamese businesses are operating in the city. In particular, as it is carrying out a smart environmental-friendly factory project, it is expected to attract foreign investors, including Vietnamese investors.

He also expressed his hope that the two cities would organize more joint sport and cultural activities, and increase people-to-people exchanges./.

Compiled by BTA