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Visit to Myanmar for the ‘Korea Day’ Event

▲ Opening remarks by Secretary General Lee Hyuk of the ASEAN-Korea Centre

▲ Group photo featuring Minister of Religious Affairs and Culture Thura U Aung Ko, Chief Minister U Phyo Min Thein for Yangon Region Government, Ambassador Lee Sang-hwa of the Republic of Korea to the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, and other distinguished guests

Myanmar’s Ministry of Hotels and Tourism and the Myanmar Tourism Federation co-hosted the ‘Korea Day 2019’ event for two days on March 9-10 at the Lotte Hotel Yangon. The event aimed to foster bilateral cultural exchange between Korea and Myanmar and attest the popularity of the K-Wave within Myanmar.

Various distinguished guests including H.E. Thura U Aung Ko of the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Culture, H.E. U Phyo Min Thein of the Yangon Region Government, H.E. Lee Sang-wha, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, and South Korean singer Baek Ji-young attended the event to deliver congratulatory remarks. The celebration was held along with other events including K-pop concerts, seminars, and product exhibitions.

Over 4,000 guests and around 50 businesses (including travel agencies, airlines, entertainment companies, hotels, international schools, cosmetics companies, and others) participated in this successful event.

ASEAN Community-based Tourism Program 2018 ASEAN Week 2019