Minister Son pays an official go to to the RoK and attend the Organisation for Financial Cooperation and Improvement (OECD)-run Southeast Asia Regional Programme (SEARP) ministerial assembly from February Sep 11 on the invitation of his RoK counterpart Chung Eui-yong and OECD Secretary Common Mathias Cormann.
That is the primary go to to the RoK by a Vietnamese international minister over the previous 5 years, and likewise the primary by Son after his appointment to the place, the ambassador informed the Vietnam Information Company (VNA), including that the go to opens up actions marking the thirtieth anniversary of the bilateral diplomatic ties (1992-2022).
Given complicated developments of the COVID-19 pandemic, the go to demonstrates the resolve to keep up and increase the bilateral relationship, he famous.
In response to the diplomat, Son will maintain working classes with officers of the RoK, throughout which they are going to look into the celebration of the diplomatic ties, and orientations for the relations as agreed by senior leaders of the 2 nations.
Precedence cooperation areas can be politics-diplomacy, nationwide defence-security, financial system and social affairs, for peace, stability, collaboration and improvement of the 2 nations, Southeast Asia, Northeast Asia and different areas.
The 2 sides will work to consolidate the prevailing cooperation spheres and open up new ones, whereas restoring these disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Son is scheduled to fulfill with representatives of the Vietnamese neighborhood within the RoK, the ambassador stated.
The minister will attend the OECD-run Southeast Asia Regional Programme (SEARP), to be hosted by the RoK, in his capability because the co-chair of the programme for 2022-2025.
As coordinator for the ASEAN-RoK relations for 2020-2023, Son may even interact in discussions with Korean companions on this regard.
It may be stated that the journey demonstrates Vietnam’s coverage on advancing multilateral diplomacy adopted on the thirteenth Nationwide Get together Congress, below which Vietnam is resolved to actively and positively contribute to multilateral boards and mechanisms, firstly the Affiliation of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
The journey would result in new cooperative alternatives and sectors between Vietnam and the RoK in efforts to advertise multilateralism and strengthen multilateral cooperation mechanisms, together with ASEAN and the RoK’s New Southern Coverage Plus.
Tung stated regardless of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Vietnam-RoK relationship has maintained its improvement tempo, as mirrored by the alternate of delegations, together with on-line talks and conferences.
Main cooperative areas have been maintained, he stated, citing two-way commerce of 70.38 billion USD as of November 2021, up 20 % year-on-year.
Final yr, the RoK was Vietnam’s second largest investor with whole capital reaching 7.4 billion USD, an increase of 85 % from 2020. The RoK continued to be Vietnam’s second greatest improvement help provider with a dedication of 1.5 billion USD in 2016-2020.
Aside from shut coordination at multilateral boards, Vietnam and the RoK have supported one another in emergencies, the ambassador famous.
The Authorities and other people of the RoK offered greater than 1.4 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines to Vietnam. In the meantime, companies and friendship organisations of the RoK contributed over 20 million USD to Vietnam’s COVID-19 vaccine fund.
Cooperation improvement has helped to spice up mutual understanding and belief between the 2 nations, in addition to their localities and other people, making a basis for the 2 sides to advance their relationship.
The ambassador held that Vietnam and the RoK have but to completely faucet their cooperation potential, and the 2 nations, due to this fact, intention to boost the bilateral commerce to 100 billion USD by 2023 and 150 billion USD by 2030.
Concerning the celebration of the bilateral diplomatic ties, Tung stated there will probably be a variety of actions on this event, together with the alternate of visits and congratulatory messages, and cultural, artwork and sport actions.