PORTAL - On the afternoon of August 22, at the Administration Center of Binh Duong province, Mr. Nguyen Van Loi - Member of the Party Central Committee, Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Head of the Provincial Delegation of National Assembly Deputies received Mr. Shin Choong IL - New Consul General of Korea in Ho Chi Minh City to pay a courtesy visit to the provincial leaders.
Also welcoming the delegation were Mr. Mai Hung Dung - Member of Provincial Standing Party Committee, Permanent Vice Chairman of Provincial People's Committee (PPC) and leaders of provincial departments, committees and branches.
At the meeting, Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee Nguyen Van Loi wished Mr. Shin Choong IL a successful new tenure; and expressed his joy to see that the relationship between Viet Nam and Korea in recent times has always been nurtured and constantly developed.
The Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee informed the highlights of Binh Duong's socio-economic development. Accordingly, Binh Duong currently has 29 industrial parks, with an area of 12,798 hectares and 12 industrial clusters, with an area of 815 hectares. The province has planned, built and developed the Industrial - Urban - Service Complex with a total area of over 4,196 hectares including: High-tech industrial parks, commercial and service areas and new urban areas, of which 1,000 hectares are planned to build and develop Binh Duong New City. The province's industrial parks are all invested in synchronous, modern technical infrastructure, favorable for attracting investment; the rate of land lease in industrial parks reached 67%.
Korea is one of the potential cooperation and investment partners in Binh Duong. Up to now, Korea currently ranks 5th among 65 countries and territories investing in Binh Duong with 763 projects and total investment capital of 3.3 billion USD. Korean enterprises are currently operating very efficiently in the province.
Provincial Party Secretary Nguyen Van Loi (right) receives Mr. Shin Choong IL - New Consul General of Korea in Ho Chi Minh City
During the deadline, Binh Duong will focus on starting many major roads such as Ring Road No. 3, Ring Road No. 4 and Ho Chi Minh City - Chon Thanh Expressway; there will be nearly 200 kilometers of expressway through the province, connecting airports, seaports, etc. The province will form an industrial belt, with a scale of over 20,000 hectares along highways, thereby creating new driving force and development space for the locality. With the orientation of green and sustainable development, the Provincial Party Secretary hoped that the Consul General in his position will pay attention and help Binh Duong develop in accordance with the set orientation and deepen the relationship between Binh Duong with localities and partners in Korea.
Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee Nguyen Van Loi presents a souvenir to Mr. Shin Choong IL
Mr. Shin Choong IL expressed his impression of Binh Duong's outstanding development after a period of time returning to the province in a new position.
Mentioning some outstanding results of the recent official visit to Viet Nam by the Korean President, Mr. Shin Choong IL emphasized that, with his role, he will make efforts to contribute to promoting the implementation of policies agreed between the leaders of the two countries, which will support the promotion of cooperation between the sides in the fields of investment, trade, science and technology, health, etc. He will actively support and introduce enterprises to invest in Binh Duong and hopes to have many exchange activities between the people and young generations of Korea and Viet Nam; academic exchanges between researchers of the two countries.
Delegates take a souvenir photo