HCMC leaders receive Korean, Australian Consulate Generals

Deputy Standing Secretary of HCMC Party Committee Vo Van Thuong hosted a reception in Ho Chi Minh City for Korean Consul General in HCM City Park Noh Wan on December 9.

The Korean Consul General has expressed his wish that the World Culture Exhibition 2017 will be hosted in HCM City.

The cultural exchange event has been held by Gyeongsangbuk province and Gyeongju city since 1998. The organizers have invited a foreign city to take part in the event by co-organizing its exhibition in the town.

The exhibition has been organized eight times since 1998, in which six events were held in the RoK , one in Siem Reap, Cambodia and one in Istanbul, Turkey.

Korean Consulate General Park Noh Wan hoped that the event can be held in November, 2017, at the same time with the APEC summit in Vietnam.

On the same day, Mr. John McAnulty, Consul General of Australia in Ho Chi Minh City visited chairman of HCMC People’s Committee Le Hoang Quan to say farewell. On this occasion, Chairman Le Hoang Quan granted Ho Chi Minh City Badge to Mr. John McAnulty, expressing city leader’s thanks for his contributions in building friendship relations between the two sides.

By Xuan Hanh – Translated by Kim Khanh

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