HN, RoK beef up cooperation in urban infrastructure and transport

06/07/2021

VGP - Vice-Chairman of the Ha Noi People’s Committee Duong Duc Tuan hosted a reception for Vice Minister for Land, Infrastructure, and Transport (MOLIT) YUN Seong-won on July 6 in Ha Noi.

Vice-Chairman of the Ha Noi People’s Committee Duong Duc Tuan (R) and Vice Minister for Land, Infrastructure, and Transport (MOLIT) YUN Seong-won (L), Ha Noi, July 6, 2021

Vice Minister YUN Seong-won said that RoK companies have expressed interest in infrastructure projects in Ha Noi.

According to the guest leader, via the visit, he expected to realize the memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed in 2018 among the MOLIT, Vietnam’s Ministry of Construction, and Ministry of Transport for greater cooperation in urban and transport infrastructure development.

In reply, Vice Chairman Duong said for the past months, Ha Noi has been pursuing the twin goal of boosting economic growth and containing the pandemic in the past months, which have resulted in a positive economic growth of 5.91% in the six-month period.

He called on the two sides to continue strengthening cooperation and working on major projects that could become symbols for bilateral relations between Ha Noi and the RoK.

The RoK is Ha Noi’s third-largest investor with a combined registered capital of US$7.77 billion./.

By Kim Loan