Sakhalin Governor Met with S Korean Journalists
During the meeting, Aleksandr Khoroshavin discussed the upcoming presentation of Sakhalin in the Republic of Korea.
YUZHNO-SAKHALINSK. March 31. VOSTOK-MEDIA – Sakhalin Governor Aleksandr Khoroshavin held a press briefing with South Korean journalists Tuesday to discuss the upcoming presentation of Sakhalin Region in South Korean, which will take place from April 13 to 16.
Aleksandr Khoroshavin stated that he attach great importance to the presentation of Sakhalin in the Republic of Korea.
“Basically, it would be the first major event of this kind. We hope the event will expand the investment cooperation between the Sakhalin Oblast and the Republic of Korea. It is essential that the initiative to organize such event has been supported by Russian and Korean presidents and by foreign affairs ministries,” the Governor said.
According to him, the main topics of the event will be the showcase for the current achievements in economic development of Sakhalin and the highlighting of the primary trends and lines of development of the region taking into account the opportunities for cooperation with the Republic of Korea on implementation of the development projects.
Aleksandr Khoroshavin stressed that Sakhalin and Korea have for many years been bound not only by the close proximity, but also the history of formation of cultural and economic relations which now should be strengthened.
“Residents of Sakhalin and the Kuril Islands know and understand the culture of Korea better than in any other regions, they respect the Koreans and their national traditions. I think that is why it is easier for us to strengthen cultural and economic ties with the Republic of Korea than with any other country,” the Governor stated.
Aleksandr Khoroshavin told journalists about the investment projects, which will be showcased in Seoul during the presentation and about projects of cooperation in the sphere of culture and education.
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