Top Vietnam, RoK legislators hold talks

Chairman of the National Assembly Vuong Dinh Hue is on an official visit to the Republic of Korea. His visit is made at the invitation of Speaker of the Korean National Assembly Park Byeong-seug.

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Speaker of the Korean National Assembly Park Byeong-seug welcomed the visit to the Republic of Korea by National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue. He said the northeast Asian nation considers Vietnam a key partner in implementing its New Southern Policy.

The top legislators supported the upgrading of relations between the two countries to a comprehensive strategic partnership. They agreed to strive for raising bilateral trade to 100 billion USD in 2023 and 150 billion USD in 2030 in a balanced, sustainable, and effective manner.

The two leaders consented that both countries should share experiences in the fight against COVID-19, enhancing cooperation in vaccine research, development, and production.

The Korean legislative leader agreed to support Vietnam in implementing its national digital transformation program.

Also at the talks, the two top law-makers agreed to organize activities to promote the culture and arts of the two countries./.

VNA