Prince Philippe’s Economic Mission To South Korea
Another economic mission for prince Philippe of Belgium this week. From May 9th to May 15th the prince and a delegation of Belgian business(wo)men visit the republic of South Korea. The mission has been organized by the agency for foreign trade, in close participation with the export promoting services like Flanders Investment & Trade, Awex and Brussels Export. The minister of foreign affairs, karen De Gucht, will be esorting the prince, as a member of the federal government.
At the first day of the visit, prince Philippe met president Lee Myung-bak at the presidential residence in Seoul. On May 10th the prince visited the southern side of the border between North and South Korea, when he went to the village Panmunjom. And today prince Philippe met South Korea’s prime minister, Han Seung-Soo, during a meeting in Seoul.
See this thread to get more information about this visit.Filed under Belgium
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