On December 13, 2018, at the Headquarters of the Ministry, Deputy Minister Doan Mau Diep had a cordial meeting with Mr. Kim Dae Hwan Director General of the Department of International Relations (Ministry of Labour and Employment of Korea). Attending the meeting were Leaders from Department of International Cooperation, Department of Overseas Labour, Center of Overseas Labour, Department of Employment.
At the meeting, Deputy Minister Doan Mau Diep shared with Mr. Kim Dae Hwan about the cooperation activities that have been carried out recently between the Ministry of Labour - Invalids and Social Affairs and the Ministry of Labour and Employment ROK, and he also highly appreciated results achieved.
According to Deputy Minister Doan Mau Diep, the cooperation between the MOLISA and the Ministry of Labour and Employment of ROK has been formalized since 2004 and has been strongly developed in the fields of: Sending Vietnamese workers to work in ROK, occupational safety and health, vocational education, employment, social insurance.
Mr. Kim Dae Hwan thanked Deputy Minister Doan Mau Diep for the warm welcome, he said that the two countries have many historical, cultural similarities as well as the special emotion between ROK and Vietnam.
"For the Korean Government, Vietnam is an extremely important partner in President Moon Jea-in's New Southern policy. There are many factors that make Vietnam become a key partner in the implementation of the new Southern policy, namely, Vietnam is one of the countries with a large number of population, therefore, this is the potential for economic growth in the future. In addition, there are many ROK businesses investing effectively in Vietnam. In the future, this trend will grow stronger. Vietnam - Korea trade turnover has been increasing steadily over the years… "Kim Dae Hwan saided.
At the meeting, Mr. Kim Dae Hwan informed about the implementation of the Project "WorkNet Development" funded by ROK. The project will be implemented in three years from 2017 to 2019 with a total capital of $ 3.44 million funded by the ROK's Government through the Ministry of Labour and Employment.
The project was developed to create a job information network with a database of jobseekers - Jobs for people on the whole country to support job service centers in order to provide employment counseling, job placement and labour supplying, labour market analysis and forecasting. On the other hand, it will help improving the supply-demand link in the labour market.