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Korean President’s envoy to explore ways to improve ties

Published : 14 Feb 2023 10:38 PM | Updated : 15 Feb 2023 02:44 PM

Jang Sung Min, Presidential Special Envoy of South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol, arrived in Dhaka on Tuesday for a three-day visit. 

 During the visit, the Korean embassy said he will explore ways to improve bilateral relations, in particular on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries this year.  

 On his arrival, he visited the Bangabandhu Museum at Dhanmondi 32 to pay respect to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. 

 Jang Sung Min is currently serving as Senior Secretary for Future Strategy in the Office of the President. 

 During his visit, the Presidential Special Envoy is scheduled to pay a courtesy call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to discuss ways to strengthen economic ties, promote trade and investment, and explore new areas of cooperation.

 He will also meet Foreign Minister Dr. A.K. Abdul Momen. 

     As one of President Yoon's closest advisors, he has been playing a key role in establishing Korea's diplomatic and economic policies in the new administration since its inauguration in May 2022.  

“This visit is expected to serve as an opportunity for Korea and Bangladesh to strengthen their friendship and cooperation and to explore new opportunities for mutual benefit on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of diplomatic ties between the two countries,” said the embassy.