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MEDIA ALERT: Bilateral Visit of Foreign Affairs Minister of the Republic of Korea Kang Kyung-wha to the Slovak Republic and the V4-Korea Ministerial Meeting in Bratislava

MEDIA ALERT: Bilateral Visit of Foreign Affairs Minister of the Republic of Korea Kang Kyung-wha to the Slovak Republic and the V4-Korea Ministerial Meeting in Bratislava

4.6.2019 | Očakávané udalosti

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea Kang Kyung-wha will make her first official visit to Slovakia from 6-7 June 2019. She will discuss with the Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, Miroslav Lajčák, bilateral Slovak-Korean relations, possibilities for intensifying economic cooperation, as well as cooperation at international forums.

 

In the context of Slovakia’s V4 Presidency, the Foreign Affairs Minister of the Republic of Korea will also attend the V4-Korea ministerial meeting on 7 June 2019. The ministerial meeting will represent an opportunity for an evaluation of the current state of the cooperation between the Visegrad group and Korea. This will involve a discussion of the possibilities of deepening the relation in the spheres of economy, trade, investments, science, technology, development aid, culture and education.

 

The Foreign Affairs Ministers will also exchange views on global and regional issues, including developments on the Korean peninsula, the relations between the EU and the Republic of Korea, as well as the developments in the EU in the context of Brexit and after the European Parliament elections.

 

During her visit to Slovakia, the Korean Minister will also give an address at the Globsec 2019 conference.

 

We would like to ask media representatives to apply for prior accreditation at this email address: tlac@mzv.sk by Thursday (6 June 2019) 12:00 o’clock. The registration of the media begins 45 minutes before the beginning of the event at the main reception desk of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic at the street of Hlboká cesta 2, Bratislava, or 30 minutes before the media event. We would like to note that due to capacity constraints it is not possible to park on the Ministry’s premises.

 

Preliminary Program of Media Events, Bratislava,  Hlboká cesta 2, 7 June 2019

 

11:20 am           Arrival of the Ministers and Welcome by Minister Lajčák         

Photo Shoot

 

11:30 am           Plenary session of V4+Republic of Korea Foreign Affairs Ministers 

Photo Shoot at the Beginning of the Meeting

 

12:20 pm           Family Photo of the Foreign Affairs Ministers

 

13:45 pm       Press Conference of the V4+Republic of Korea Foreign Affairs Ministers 

Congress Hall of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic