Ambassador of South Korea in Western Thrace

Western Thrace
Fri, 29 Mar 2024 11:00 GMT
The three-day visit of the Ambassador of the Republic of South Korea to Greece to the region of Eastern Macedonia and Thrace started from the province of Meric.
Ambassador of South Korea in Western Thrace

It was stated that South Korean Ambassador Young Il Lee visited Western Thrace for the first time after starting his duty in Athens. It was noted that the Korean ambassador visited the region in order to get to know the region of Eastern Macedonia and Thrace closely and to explore the possibilities of international trade and cooperation.  

The South Korean diplomat was welcomed at Alexandroupoli "Democritus" airport by the Deputy Governor of Evros Region Vangelis Pulilios and the deputy heads of state.

After visiting the Liquefied Natural Gas Transfer Station (FSRU) in Alexandroupoli, Ambassador Il Lee visited the President of the State Christodoulos Topsidis in his office in Komotini.

President Topsidis emphasised the need to examine the development of the region, investment opportunities, trade and cooperation opportunities with the Far East and Asian countries and said that Greece is an important destination for South Korean tourists in all respects and gave information about tourism.

The Ambassador of the Republic of Korea underlined his country's interest in Greece, highlighting the contacts between the two countries at governmental level and expressing readiness to strengthen transnational relations in as many areas as possible.

The Korean diplomat is accompanied by his wife and another diplomat during the visit to Thrace.

The South Korean Ambassador is expected to leave the region on Friday 29 March after visiting the local authorities in Xanthi.  

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