The final PT runner for Busan Expo is Ban Ki-moon… ‘Children’s trio’ Han Deok-soo, Choi Tae-won, and Park Hyeong-jun

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Prime Minister Han Deok-soo and former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon are leaving a Paris hotel for a general meeting PT rehearsal on the 27th (local time), a day before the 173rd General Assembly of the Organization for International Exhibitions (BIE), which will select the host site for the 2030 World Expo (Expo). (Provided by the Prime Minister’s Office) 2023.11.27/News 1

Former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Prime Minister Han Deok-soo, Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry Chairman Chey Tae-won, and Busan Mayor Park Hyeong-joon will be speakers at the final presentation (PT) ahead of the vote to select the venue for the 2030 World Expo (Expo) on the 28th (local time).

The final PT, which starts around 1:30 PM on this day and lasts for about 20 minutes, is considered the last move to capture votes before voting. Accordingly, along with those who worked hard to host Busan Sports Festival, former Secretary-General Ban, who served as Secretary-General of the United Nations, is planning to actively explain the justification for hosting Busan.

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First, a PT opening video will be released under the theme of ‘Busan Seagull’s Dream’, which contains the footsteps of people from all walks of life over the past 10 years to achieve their wish to host the event.

Next, as the first speakers, Busan Mayor Park Hyeong-jun, Busan city character Boogie, and five members of the Busan Expo foreign publicity group, ‘Expo Friends’, spoke for 2 minutes and 30 seconds to promote the charms of Busan, a beautiful and free global festival city, followed by Na Seung-yeon, Busan Expo public relations ambassador, who spoke of humankind. As a solution platform for the future, the exhibition vision and theme are presented.

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The third speaker, Choi Tae-won, Chairman of the Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry, plans to use the Busan World Expo as an opportunity to emphasize the contribution of companies to solving human problems through Korea’s solution platform ‘WAVE’.

Taking over Chairman Choi’s baton, Prime Minister Han Deok-soo spoke for about three minutes under the theme of ‘Republic of Korea as a collaborative partner for a great transformation of humanity’ and discussed the specific efforts of the Busan Initiative to realize the World Expo of Solidarity, the expansion of the official development assistance (ODA) budget, and past history. We plan to provide the maximum amount of support to developing countries and provide meticulous support at all stages.

After Prime Minister Han’s speech, a two-minute video containing the touching story of a Korean War veteran and his granddaughter will be shown under the theme of ‘Korea’s sincerity in repaying the help it has received from around the world.’

Afterwards, former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appears as the fourth speaker. For about three minutes, former Secretary-General Ban emphasized the need for solidarity linking his experience as UN Secretary-General, while also appealing for his support for the Busan Expo to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

In addition, Ambassador Na Seung-yeon will appear again and highlight Korea’s differentiated strengths, such as a platform for entering global markets including Asia, opportunities for collaboration with global companies, and a venue for active exchange among the young generation, emphasizing that Busan is the best choice for participating countries. am.

Lastly, a video featuring Busan Expo public relations ambassadors such as conductor Myung-Hoon Chung, soprano Sumi Jo, actor Jung-Jae Lee, and K-pop star singers PSY and Kim Jun-su highlighting Korea’s voting number ‘1’ with the image of Busan will be shown.

(Paris = News 1)

Source: Donga

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