The Special Representative of the President of the Republic of Korea for meetings in Malta

The Special Representative of the President of the Republic of Korea for meetings in Malta

Reference Number: PR221477, Press Release Issue Date: Oct 29, 2022
 

During an official visit to Malta, the Special Envoy of the President of the Republic of Korea, Jong-hoon Kim, met with the Minister for Foreign and European Affairs and Trade, Ian Borg, to discuss with him the candidacy of Korea for the 2030 EXPO in Busan.

 

In a meeting at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Mr Jong-hoon Kim explained why Korea is moving forward to host this world fair in 2030. The Korean representative stated that Malta and Korea have always had strong diplomatic relations and he looks forward to continuing to improve them. He claimed that as part of its candidacy, the Republic of Korea will be focusing a lot on the use of technology and the inclusiveness it can bring.

 

Minister for Foreign Affairs Ian Borg reiterated that Malta fully believes in this type of fair because it is an important and essential platform to showcase what one’s country has to offer. He recalled how Malta participated in the Dubai EXPO a few months ago and looks forward to participating in the Osaka Expo in Japan in 2025.

 

Dr Borg wished every success to Mr Jong-hoon Kim for this candidacy and explained how Malta will be evaluating all the proposals to then make a final decision.

Minister Ian Borg with Special Representative Jong-hoon Kim
Meeting between Maltese and Korean delegation
Special Representative of the President of the Republic of Korea Jong-hoon Kim
 Minister Ian Borg addresses the meeting concerning the candidacy of Korea