|Chairman of the People’s Committee of Da Nang city Huynh Duc Tho (R) and Daegu Governor Kwon Yong-Jin
Tho made the statement in a meeting with Daegu Governor Kwon Yong-Jin who is visiting the central city on the occasion of the 15th anniversary of friendship between the two cities.
He thanked Daegu for supporting the city in building a number of public works and designing a Korean language teaching programme in the city.
The municipal leader briefed the guest on recent socio-economic situation of the city, adding that in the future, it will strengthen cooperation with localities in other countries.
As the number of RoK investors, scientists and researchers in Da Nang is rising, the city is seeking a good location for the RoK to open a General Consulate, he said.
For his part, Kwon said that is his third visit to Da Nang since he took office as Daegu Governor and he is impressed with Da Nang’s development.
Over the years, friendship between the two cities as well as locals of both sides has become stronger, he noted, adding that currently, Da Nang is a popular destination for tourists from Daegu. Each week, there are five flights between the two cities.
In 2020, Daegu plans to invite 20 youngsters and children from Da Nang to Daegu to exchange with their Korean peers, thus fostering their collaboration.
He also took the occasion to invite Da Nang leaders to visit Daegu on the occasion of the Daegu Tourism Year 2020.