NA Chairwoman meets with Vietnamese community in RoK
Updated : Thursday, December 06, 2018 10:47 AM (GMT+0700)

National AssemblyChairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan on December 5 had a meeting with representativesfrom the Vietnamese Embassy and the Vietnamese community living, working andstudying in the Republic of Korea as part of activities in her ongoing visit tothe Northeast Asian nation. 

NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan (R) meets with Vietnamese community in RoK -
Source: VNA

During the meeting, the top legislator briefed participantson the fruitful development of the Vietnam-RoK relationship and the homeland’ssocio-economic development, politics-diplomacy, education-training andculture-sports in recent time, saying that Vietnam has made significantachievements in these spheres. 

Vietnam’s economy continuously maintains stable growth, andthe national GDP is likely to increase by nearly 7 percent in 2018, she said,adding that attention has been paid to promoting sustainable poverty reductionand ensuring social security. 

She highlighted that Vietnam’s role and position has beenimproved at the regional and international arena. 

NA Chairwoman Ngan also asserted that the legislative bodyalways pays heed to building and bettering the national legal system, includingthose that are very important to ensure legitimate rights and interests ofcitizens such as the revised Law on Vietnamese Nationality, which allowsVietnamese nationals to have two nationalities and can retain the Vietnamesenationality if they desire. 

The NA leader appreciated the Vietnamese community in the RoKfor its active contributions to the homeland, especially in charitableprogrammes and social activities, affirming that those clearly manifest theclose solidarity among Vietnamese expats in the RoK. 

Ngan urged the Vietnamese Embassy in the RoK to continuedoing well its citizen protection work, while calling on OVs to strictly abideby the host country’s laws. 

On the occasion, she presented the Labour Order,second class,to Vietnamese Ambassador to the RoK Nguyen Vu Tu in recognition of hisachievements when he was the director of the Department of ExternalAffairs of Ho Chi Minh City from 2011-2015.

Source: VNA

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