On 8th November, at the meeting with the newly appointed Korean Ambassador in Viet Nam Park Noh Wan, Mr. Huynh Duc Tho – Chairman of the City People’s Committee wished the Ambassador would continue to strengthen his role as a connection bridge to call for enterprises to strengthen investment cooperation in Da Nang City in fields of high technologies, IT, tourism trade, education and training, etc.
Chairman Huynh Duc Tho (right) offering a souvenir to the newly appointed Korean Ambassador Park Noh Wan
Chairman Huynh Duc Tho highly appreciated the cooperation relationship between Korea and Viet Nam and Da Nang in particular in economic investment and development as well as arts & culture, tourism, education and training, environmental management, transportation, security, etc.
As of March 2019, there were 164 Korean investment projects with a total capital of more than 300 million USD in Da Nang City. Korea is the second ranking nation on the number of projects and the fifth ranking nation for the amount of investment capital in Da Nang City. The quantity of Korean tourists ranks at the top for international visitors coming to the City.
The Chairman wished the Ambassador would continue to strengthen his role as a connection bridge to call for Korean enterprises and corporations to strengthen investment cooperation in Da Nang City. Chairman Huynh Duc Tho affirmed that the City’s departments and agencies would cooperate, support and facilitate Korean enterprises to carry out surveys for investments and seek a location for the Korean Government to establish the Korean General Consulate in Da Nang City, in order to speed up and expand the good cooperation relationship in the coming time.
In giving thanks for the warm greeting of the City’s government, Mr. Park Noh Wan – Korean Ambassador in Viet Nam showed how impressed he was towards the dynamic development of Da Nang. The Ambassador stated that the cooperation relationship between Viet Nam and Korea is developing well in many fields such as economy, trade, investment, culture and education.
As stated by the Ambassador, Korean enterprises, investors and top financial corporations paid much attention and wished to expand their investment and cooperation in the Central Region of Viet Nam, especially in Da Nang City. The Ambassador said that Korea is currently implementing development cooperation and sharing experience on building smart urban valleys in the Central Region of Viet Nam, and cooperating with related ministries and agencies to propose suitable and feasible regimes and policies to speed up the development of social housing in Viet Nam in general and Da Nang in particular in the coming time.