Prime Minister's Visit: The Program "Welcome to Mongolia" Announced in South Korea

2023-02-15 13:51:40

Ulaanbaatar, February 15, 2023 /MONTSAME/. The Prime Minister of Mongolia L. Oyun-Erdene, who is on an official visit to South Korea, announced a program “Welcome to Mongolia” in Seoul on February 14. 

In connection with the decision of the Government of Mongolia to declare 2023-2025 as the “Years to Visit Mongolia,” a comprehensive cultural, tourism, and economic program "Welcome to Mongolia" has been initiated, aiming at stimulating the activities of the tourism industry, further promoting Mongolia to the world, improving the economy, and increasing the foreign investments in Mongolia. 

Noting the decision to exempt South Korean tourists from visa requirements for up to 90 days made within the framework of the “Years to Visit Mongolia,” Prime Minister L. Oyun-Erdene expressed his confidence that 2023 would be a year that opened a new chapter in the history of our two countries' relations. 

Over two hundred artists and entrepreneurs from Korea, such as KT group, K bank, Samsung C&T Corporation, and Hyundai E&C Co., Ltd., took place in this "Welcome to Mongolia" event in South Korea, and representing Mongolia, more than one hundred entrepreneurs participated. 

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Korea Park Jin delivered remarks at the event. He said “I would like to express my confidence that the upcoming 30 years will be momentous years to advance the relations between Mongolia and South Korea to a new level. Our relations are expected to expand with economic content and cooperation in energy, tourism, and communications sectors, and the Rare Earths Industry is expected to be maintained as well. Before the pandemic, over one hundred thousand Korean tourists visited Mongolia. I wish that more and more Koreans visit and revel in Mongolian vast steppe and charms of nature.” 

Furthermore, on February 15, Prime Minister L. Oyun-Erdene will pay a courtesy call on Yoon Suk-yeol, the President of South Korea, and Kim Jin-pyo, Speaker of the National Assembly of South Korea.