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South Korean President to Visit Africa with ‘Korean Aid’ Project
  • By Jung Suk-yee
  • May 26, 2016, 01:15
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President Park Geun-hye left on May 25 for Africa to have summit meetings with Ethiopia, Uganda, Kenya and France.
President Park Geun-hye left on May 25 for Africa to have summit meetings with Ethiopia, Uganda, Kenya and France.

 

South Korean President Park Geun-hye began her state visits to Ethiopia, Uganda, Kenya and France on May 25.

During her stay in Africa, the President is going to launch the Korea Aid Project as a new initiative for economic cooperation and exchange.

She is also scheduled to visit the headquarters of the African Union located in Ethiopia and make a special speech on the topic of the South Korean government’s policy with respect to Africa.

Her visit to France and summit talks with French President François Hollande are scheduled for June 1. The two Presidents are planning to discuss various regional and international issues at their meeting. In addition, the South Korean President is to be granted an honorary Sc. D. degree from the Pierre-and-Marie-Curie University and pay a visit to Grenoble City before returning to South Korea on June 5.