On Wednesday, December 11th 2013, Ambassador Cho Hee-yong and
Defence Attache Colonel Jang Min Choi visited the Perley Rideau Veterans’ Health
Centre (PRVHC) to celebrate the Christmas party with the Korean War
veterans residing at the building. The honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of
Veterans Affairs Canada, Mr. Ross Quanne, Chief Financial Officer at PRVHC, Ms.
Young Hae Lee President of Korea-Canada Society and the Korean War veterans
Association Unit 7 Ottawa members joined the event. Ambassador Cho also
presented the Ambassador for Peace Medal to 5 Korean War veterans who newly
joined to the PRVHC on this day.
Ambassador Cho expressed his sincere gratitute to the Korean War veterans for their generous service and extraordinary sacrifices during the Korean War. The honourable Julian Fantino also conveyed his gratitude message to the veterans on behalf of the government of Canada.