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Minister Dao Ngoc Dung receives Republic of Korean New Ambassador to Vietnam


On February 18, 2020, at the Ministry’s Head office, Minister Dao Ngoc Dung had a cordial meeting with Mr. Park Noh – Wan, New Republic of Korean (ROK) Ambassador to Vietnam. Attending the meeting were Leaders from the Department of International Cooperation, Department of Social Insurance, Department of Overseas Labour, Department of Employment and Directorate of Vocational Education.

Minister Dao Ngoc Dung congratulated Mr. Park Noh-Wan on his new assignment in Vietnam and hoped that on the new position, the Ambassador would make important contributions into the development of relationship between the two countries. At the meeting, Minister Dao Ngoc Dung highly appreciated the results of the cooperation on commerce, investment, diplomacy, politic and labour, employment, social security between Vietnam and ROK. Moreover, the businesses and groups from ROK who have invested to Vietnam are increasing and developing.


At the meeting, the ROK’s Ambassador Park Noh-Wan highly appreciated the cooperation relationship between Vietnam and ROK in general and in the field of labour, employment in particular. He hoped that MOLISA and Minister Dao Ngoc Dung would pay attention and support to enhance the comprehensive cooperation between Vietnam and ROK, especially in the field of labour – employment and other issues on social security.
At the meeting, Minister Dao Ngoc Dung said that the cooperation between Vietnam – ROK on labour – employment has progressed clearly for the last 3 years, in 2019 separately, the number of Vietnamese labourers go to working in ROK are more than 7000 people. It is because of the EPS program has been widely implementation and transparence; ROK’s quota on the field of near shore fishing have been opened; the kind of cooperation between the localities on exchanging the working time have been smoothly implemented. Moreover, after many effort, ROK’s Government and Vietnam Government strickly implemented the measures of communication, mobilization, education,… Currently, the rate of illegal Vietnamese labour in ROK is less than 30%. Besides this, cooperation on social security between the two countries has many good results.
Especially, Minister Dao Ngoc Dung hoped that ROK and Vietnam have the comprehensive cooperation program on vocational education. He highly appreciated the experience of ROK on training the talents in the field of vocational education and building the mechanism of glorifying the individual who get the high result in regional and international competitions. The Minister hoped that the cooperation between Vietnam and ROK will be increasingly strengthened in order to open the new chapter for cooperation on vocational education between the two countries.