Top Vietnamese legislator to visit RoK

VOV.VN - National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan is due to make an official visit to the Republic of Korea (RoK) from December 4-7, according to a communique issued by the NA Committee for External Affairs.

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National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan 
The visit is made at the invitation of Speaker of the RoK’s NA Moon Hee-sang.

Vietnam and the RoK established diplomatic ties on December 22, 1992. They set up their comprehensive strategic partnership in August 2001, and upgraded the relations to a strategic cooperative partnership in October 2009.

Vietnam and the RoK are enjoying a fruitful strategic cooperative partnership and both sides are sparing no effort to realize the set target of US$100 billion in bilateral trade by 2020. 

The RoK is now the second-largest trade partner of Vietnam, with two-way trade exceeding US$60 billion in 2017.