Prime Minister Phan Van Khai Receives a Descendant of Ly Dynasty.

Mr.Ly Tuong Tuan

At the government office on January 4, 2006, Prime Minister Phan Van Khai warmly received Ly Tuong Tuan, a descendant of the Ly Dynasty, Chairman of Financial Corporation Golden Bridge of Korea.

After sending his regards to the Ly descendants in Korea, the Prime Minister said the relations between Viet Nam and Korea are developing well.

Many overseas Vietnamese want to return to Viet Nam to find relatives as well as contribute to the national growth. Among them are the Ly’s Korean descendants and the representative is Mr. Ly Tuong Tuan, the Chairman of Golden Bridge Corporation.

Some features of Mr. Ly Tuong Tuan

Prince Ly Long Tuong, his ancestor, son of King Ly Anh Tong, uncle of Ly Chieu Hoang, visited the Korean peninsula 850 years ago. Currently, the total number of the Ly’s Korean descendants is over 1,000.

Ly Tuong Tuan graduated from the Technology Human Resource Academy under Seoul University for years. He set up the Golden Bridge Limited Company in 2000. He is the Chairman of the board of management of its subsidiaries specializing in information communication technology, real estate and securities.

He said that Vietnamese blood is flowing in his body because he is a descendant of the Ly Dynasty in Hwoa-San, Ung –Chin, Hwoang – HE islands, Korea. Viet Nam is always in his memory.

On behalf of the representatives of Golden Bridge credit group, he has presented scholarships to 4 students from two universities in Ha Noi and Ho Chi Minh City.

TTXVN-Translated by Uyen Phuong

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