Ha Noi pledges favorable conditions for Samsung’s R&D Center project: city leader

14/01/2021

VGP – Ha Noi will create favorable conditions to facilitate the construction progress of Samsung’s R&D Center in the city so that it will soon be put into operation, said Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Chu Ngoc Anh.

Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Chu Ngoc Anh (R) and General Director of Samsung Viet Nam Choi Joo Ho

Receiving General Director of Samsung Viet Nam Choi Joo Ho on January 14, Anh highlighted that Samsung’s production and research activities in Viet Nam have contributed significantly to the development of the country as a whole and Ha Noi in particular.

Ha Noi has recently been admitted to the UNESCO Creative Cites Network in the “Design” category, he said, noting that science & technology, innovation, technology platforms and solutions will be the city’s development focuses in the time ahead.

In that context, Ha Noi always creates favorable conditions for Samsung and Korean businesses to implement technology development projects in the locality, the official affirmed. 

On the basis of the time-honored friendship between Ha Noi and Seoul, he suggested the two sides strengthen cultural exchange, investment promotion and the exchange of business delegations in the near future. 

Choi Joo Ho, for his part, congratulated Anh on his new position, stating that the meeting aimed to report on the progress of Samsung Viet Nam’s R&D Center project as well as to discuss common cooperation issues.

Construction of the R&D Center started on March 1, 2020 and is keeping to schedule, with 23% of the total workload having been completed, the Samsung boss said.

He expressed his thanks to the city leaders and relevant agencies for their assistance in ensuring the progress of the project./.

By Vien Nhu