2014

Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to make official visit to Newfoundland

From Wednesday July 2 to Thursday July 3, the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Canada, His Excellency Cho Hee-yong, made an official visit to the province of Newfoundland and had meetings with provincial government and parliamentary leaders, the Korean War Veterans, the Korean Community, and local media.

ย 

Ambassador Cho met with Deputy Minister Sean Dutton, Deputy Minister of Innovation, Business and Rural Development Alastair Oโ€™Rielly and other governmental officials to raise awareness of Korea-Canada bilateral relations among the leaders and garner support for the recently concluded Korea-Canada Free Trade Agreement, strengthen Korea-Newfoundland relations in various areas.

ย 

After Ambassador Cho attended a commemorative wreath laying ceremony, he invited the Korean War veterans and hosted โ€˜Ambassador for Peace Medalโ€™ awarding ceremony and expressed his deep gratitude toward the sacrifice of the veterans. CBC News took great interest in his visit and covered his official visit.

Meetings with provincial government and parliamentary leaders
1

1

1

1

1

1

1

Commemorative event for the Korean War Veterans

1

1

1

1

Meeting with the Korean community
1

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s