Mayor Hyung-Jun Park, to Paris to apply for the 2030 Busan World Expo :: Empathy Media News Agency ::

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[부산=뉴시스] Reporter Zhuge Suman = Busan Mayor Park Hyung-joon is leaving for Paris, France to apply for the ‘2030 Busan World Expo’.

The city of Busan announced on the 20th that Mayor Park will visit the International Exposition Organization in Paris with a government delegation on a short schedule of 4 days 1 night from the 21st to 24th to officially submit the bid application in person.

On this visit, Myung-hee Myung-hee, head of the pan-government bid planning group, and a government delegation will also be present.

The application for bid is submitted in the form of a letter from the Prime Minister, and contains an overview of the Busan World Expo 2030 envisioned by the Republic of Korea, an introduction to the host city of Busan, and the government’s will to host it.

The application submission will be made by visiting the International Exposition Organization at 11 am local time on the 23rd, and an interview with Dmitry Kerkentez, Secretary General of the International Expo Organization is scheduled along with the submission of the application.

Through this interview, Mayor Park expressed his will to host the city as the mayor of the host city and plans to convey the strengths and charms of Busan as a host city for the World Expo and the aspirations of Busan citizens to hold the event with sincerity.

In addition, Director Yoo, who has been appointed as the representative of the government, will emphasize the cooperative relationship with the international exposition organization while actively expressing Korea’s holding capacity and justification, as well as the will to bid on a national level.

In addition, the Jewish ambassador to France will also be present at the site where the bid application is submitted. The role of the French embassy in France is expected to become very important in the overseas negotiation activities that will be held for the 169 member countries of the International Exposition Organization (BIE) where the International Expo Organization is located.

This trip to Paris to apply for the bid for the 2030 Busan World Expo is the first overseas business trip since Mayor Park took office. Considering the importance of the application for a bid in the midst of a lot of pending issues for correction after taking office, the minimum schedule of 4 days 1 night is scheduled, and Mayor Park is also planning the economic schedule by splitting the schedule.

On the 22nd, the arrival date of Paris, we will visit ‘Station F’, known as the world’s largest startup campus. We will meet with Yann Gozlan, CEO of Creative Valley, who has established exchanges and cooperation with the Busan Center for Creative Economy and Innovation, to review the partnership and discuss future digital new deal global accelerating projects and exchanges between Busan and French startups Is expected.

Next, he will visit the world’s largest luxury group, ‘LVMH’ (Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy), and meet with officials such as Jean Baptiste Voisin, Chief Strategy Officer. As a global luxury fashion and distribution company, LVMH Group is leading the operation of related startup programs. LVMH plans to discuss cooperation plans between LVMH and related venture companies in Busan.

In addition, on the afternoon of the 23rd, a meeting with the Paris Correspondent will be held to provide a place for overseas communication about the first overseas schedule after taking office and the governmental philosophy and vision. In addition, he plans to meet with the French Senator, the Chairman of the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee, to discuss exchange plans for Busan’s urban diplomacy, the UN, and the veterans policy.

Mayor Park said, “The role of the government is important for the success of the Busan World Expo, but the role of the host city is also important. “I will do everything I can as a public relations maker, as well as diplomatic capabilities that I can mobilize as the mayor of the host city in the future,” he said.

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