Ministry of Finance to strengthen cooperation with Korea

An agreement to fortify relations through activities with Korea in 2010 was signed between Vietnam’s Ministry of Finance and Korea’s Ministry of Strategy and Finance in Hanoi on March 5.

Deputy Minister of Finance Tran Xuan Ha (R, sitting) and Director General of the Ministry of Strategy and Finance Joo Hyung Hwan (L, sitting) attend a signing ceremony March 5 in Hanoi on future cooperation projects. (Photo:efinance.vn)

Vietnam’s Deputy Minister of Finance Tran Xuan Ha signed the agreement with Korea’s Joo Hyung Hwan, director general of the Ministry of Strategy and Finance.

Under the program, both countries will implement activities including study experiences related to organizing cadres in Korea in the second quarter this year, and organizing a policy dialogue in Vietnam in the third quarter.

In addition, activities will be carried out in 2011 regarding the equitization of State enterprises in Vietnam.

The two sides also agreed to extend regional financial meetings of the ASEAN and ASEAN + 3.

By H.My, translated by M.Quynh

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