South Korea today expressed willingness to invest in Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Chandigarh region, and is keen to develop IT in cyber security and data protection space. It has evinced keen interest to invest in joint venture partnership with industrialists from Northern region, and has expressed willingness in developing IT especially in cyber security and data protection and infrastructure projects, including smart cities, transportation, power generation and transmission. “Korea is particularly keen to forge business ties, JVs, partnerships, mergers and develop other inter-trade mechanisms like appointing dealerships and distributor channels with the industrialists from Northern India, especially Chandigarh, Punjab, Himachal and Harayana region, considering immense potential in this region for Korean technologies and products having a large number of small and medium industries,” said Cho Hyun, ambassador of Korea in India, while visiting IT facilities in the city