08:40 | 05/12/2019 Cooperation
(VEN) - Xuyen Moc District in Ba Ria - Vung Tau Province (BR-VT) and Jangsu District in South Korea’s Jeollabuk Province have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on friendship and cooperation.
The signing ceremony was held on November 8, 2019, at the premises of the Xuyen Moc District People's Committee.
Attending the ceremony were Chang Young Soo, Mayor of Jangsu District, Le Thi Trang Dai, Chairwoman of the Xuyen Moc District People's Committee, Le Thi Tan Tien, Director of BR-VT Department of Foreign Affairs, and representatives of local departments.
Under the MoU, the two sides will promote exchanges in administration, culture, agriculture, economics, commerce, tourism and other areas on the principles of mutual support, mutual benefit and promoting friendship between the two localities.
The two sides will promote people-to-people exchanges and between cultural organizations, businesses and agricultural production units between the two localities.
In addition, the representatives of both localities will maintain close relationships and facilitate cooperation in areas of common interest. They will actively invest in training and recruiting workers and create favorable conditions and safe working environments for employees.
In particular, the two localities will boost agricultural technology exchanges.
Speaking at the signing ceremony, Trang Dai, Chairwoman of the Xuyen Moc District People's Committee, called it a historic milestone, marking the first local-level cooperation relationship for Xuyen Moc District with a foreign locality.
The signing of the MoU would open up a new development stage for the district in many fields, especially economy and high-tech agriculture, contributing to sustainable relations between Vietnam and South Korea in general, and socio-economic development of both districts in particular, she said.
Xuyen Moc enjoys an extremely important geographical position in the southern province. It shares its land borders with the province’s Chau Duc and Dat Do districts as well as Xuan Loc District in Dong Nai Province and Ham Tan District in Binh Thuan Province. To south, it borders the vast East Sea.
The district has the province’s largest natural area at 640.48 km2. It has abundant and diverse natural resources, including beautiful beaches like Ho Coc, Ho Tram and Binh Chau which are already famous among tourists.