The Embassy of the Republic of Korea hosted an official reception on 9 October to celebrate the anniversary of National Foundation Day and Armed Forces Day at Al-Jumeriah Hotel, Kuwait. Chief guests on the occasion were the Minister of Social Affairs and Labor & State Minister for Development Affairs & Planning Hind Al-Sabeeh and Minister of State for Housing Affairs Yasir Abul.
Also in attendance were Kuwait’s Chief of Army Staff and Director of Training at the Directorate of Operations and Planning in the Ministry of Defense Brigadier Meshal Abdullah Meshal along with Government officials, members of the diplomatic corps, special invitees, members of the Korean community in Kuwait and media personnel.
The Korean Ambassador H.E. Yoo Yeonchul in his address to the gathering reiterated the special ties Korea holds with Kuwait particularly in the political and economic fields. He announced that a Korean health center would soon be opened in Kuwait