In the meeting, Mr. Tan informed the relationship between Quang Nam and South Korea's organizations and localities for the past years. Korea is one of the important investment partners in Quang Nam province. The total number of Korean investment projects in the province is currently 46 projects, with an investment of nearly 500 million USD. Most of Korea's FDI projects operate effectively, contributing positively to the overall development of Quang Nam province. In particular, Quang Nam province has actively implemented many measures to improve the investment environment, administrative procedures reform. Therefore, Quang Nam has attracted tens of millions of USD ODA from the Korean Government in the fields of health, education, community development. Korea also invested implemented the project of linking Central Region provinces with a total investment of nearly 35 million USD (ODA: nearly 25.5 million USD, reciprocal capital: above 09 million USD). The project has been approved by the governments of the two countries and will be put into operation soon. In 2018, the total amount of Korean NGO aid reached nearly US $ 400,000, focusing on the areas of clean water, supporting disaster recovery, health, education, mural expansion projects and so on.
Quang Nam has parted with 3 Korean localities and 1 Korean university, including Osan City, Gyeonggi Province (established in 2004); Yongin City, Gyeonggi Province (established in 2013); Gwangyang City, Jeonnam Province (set in 2017); Dongduk Women's University (established in 2018).
On this occasion, the provincial leader proposed the Ambassador to create conditions and promote the project of linking the Central Region provinces; expanding support activities in the fields such as: vocational training for labor and new rural construction; introduce businesses and Korean investors to explore investment opportunities in Quang Nam province; support human resource training; and so on.
Speaking at the meeting, Mr. Kim Do Hyon thanked the Quang Nam provincial leaders for their respectful reception. He said that he will try to create the most favorable conditions as possible to promote every relationship between Quang Nam and Korean organizations and localities to develop comprehensively.