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Ba Ria - Vung Tau province enhances cooperative relations with Ansan city, South Korea    
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Ba Ria - Vung Tau province enhances cooperative relations with Ansan city, South Korea A group photo between the delegation of Ansan Youth and pupils of Ly Tu Trong primary school, Long Dien district.
Aug 08 2018

Among the foreign localities having relations with Ba Ria - Vung Tau province, South Korea is the second largest investor in Ba Ria - Vung Tau province with a total investment capital of $4.4 billion USD. In the current time, there are 69 South Korean projects implemented in terms of steel, wind tower, mechanics, construction, garments, trade, etc. According to provincial orientations of attracting foreign investment for the coming years, South Korea is still one of the strategic partners of Ba Ria - Vung Tau.

Currently, Ba Ria - Vung Tau has established relations with Cholla-namdo province, Gyeyang district, Ansan city and Pohang city of South Korea. In particular, the cooperative relations between Ba Ria - Vung Tau province and Ansan city has achieved many positive results, especially in cultural exchange activities.

Since Ba Ria - Vung Tau and Ansan signed a Memorandum of Understanding in 2004, Ansan city had many activities in Ba Ria - Vung Tau province, especially volunteer activities in primary schools, Disabled Children School in Ba Ria City, the Centre for Social Protection of Children in Vung Tau city, etc. Every year, many delegations of teachers and students from Ansan city came to Ba Ria - Vung Tau province in order to organize cultural exchange, sports, and music activities for children having difficult situations in Ba Ria - Vung Tau province.

In 2016, the delegation of the Ansan Government led by Mr. Seoung Jun Mo, Chairman of Ansan city Council had a visit to Ba Ria - Vung Tau province. On this occasion, this delegation would like to support the project of solar power in some remote and difficult communes in the province.

With the potential of cooperation and inherent close relations, leaders and authorities of the two sides hoped that the relations between Ba Ria - Vung Tau province, Vietnam and Ansan city, South Korea would be increasingly tightened and sustainably developed.

Source: Ba Ria - Vung Tau Department of Foreign Affairs