Foreign Affairs

R. Korea’s ambassador awarded Friendship Medal

The government of Laos has awarded Friendship Medal to the outgoing Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the Lao PDR Shin Sung Soon in recognition of his contribution to promoting the socio-economic development in Laos and strengthening the cooperation and relations between Laos and the Republic of Korea.

Minister of Foreign Affairs Saleumxay Kommasith on behalf of the government of the Lao PDR presented the medal to Ambassador Shin Sung Soon on Nov 3, when he paid a farewell courtesy visit to the minister.

Minister of Foreign Affairs Saleumxay Kommasith congratulated the ambassador upon his fulfillment of diplomatic mission in the Lao PDR and his contribution to strengthening the relations and cooperation between the Lao PDR and the Republic of Korea, especially in the areas of politics, economic cooperation, human resource development, health and tourism.

In reply, Ambassador Shin Sung Soon expressed thanks to the government and people of Laos, as well as the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for cooperation and support extended to him over the past years.

Source: Lao News Agency