RoK National Assembly Speaker Kim Jin Pyo starts official visit to Vietnam
WVR/VNA - On January 12 evening, Speaker of the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s National Assembly (NA) Kim Jin Pyo, his spouse, and a high-ranking delegation of the country’s parliament arrived in Ho Chi Minh City, starting an official visit to Vietnam at the invitation of Chairman of the Vietnamese National Assembly Vuong Dinh Hue.
|Speaker of the Republic of Korea’s National Assembly Kim Jin Pyo (Photo: VNA)|
This is the first of such visit to Vietnam by Speaker Kim since he took office in July 2022 and also the first by a senior leader of the RoK since the two countries upgraded their relations to a comprehensive strategic partnership in December 2022.
|President Nguyen Xuan Phuc meets RoK National Assembly Speaker Kim Jin Pyo on December 6, 2022. (Photo: WVR/Nguyen Hong)|
With a solid foundation and high hopes for bilateral relations, including parliamentary ties, Speaker Kim’s visit is expected to continue promoting cooperation between the two legislative bodies in an increasingly effective and substantive manner, thereby greatly contributing to the Vietnam - RoK relations.