In the afternoon of December 5, 2022, in Seoul, President Nguyen Xuan Phuc and South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol agreed to upgrade bilateral relations to a Comprehensive Strategic Partnership and witnessed the signing ceremony of 11 cooperation documents between the two countries, including a Memorandum of Understanding on cultural cooperation for the period 2023 to 2025 between the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. In the fields of culture, education, tourism and people-to-people exchanges, the President stated that Vietnam agreed to promote the expansion of cultural exchanges, education and tourism, enhance mutual understanding and trust in all walks of life; creating favorable conditions for each other's citizens, there are currently about 250,000 Vietnamese in Korea and 200,000 Koreans in Vietnam. Korea agreed to support the establishment of the "Vietnamese Cultural Center in Korea" and support Vietnam to develop a "cultural industry".
Substantive, effective and comprehensive cooperation in culture and tourism of Vietnam - Korea is highly appreciated
Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Viet Nam,
05 December 2022, Viet Nam