Earlier, the South Korean president’s office announced that the vice president of Samsung Electronics would be the country’s ambassador for the 2030 World Expo bid. Today, Samsung revealed that Lee Jae-yong asked Mexican President Obrador to support the 2030 World Expo to be held in Busan.
The boss of the Korean tech giant explained that the Busan World Expo will be a venue to present the vision and innovative technologies for a “better future for mankind”. At the same time, he has also highlighted that Busan in Korea is the best place to host the World Expo 2030.
Mr. Lee also told Mexican Prez Obrador about Samsung’s local business and thanked the Mexican government for supporting Samsung. In addition, the two also discussed mid- to long-term cooperation between Samsung and Mexican companies.
Lee met Dutch PM, as well
On June 14, 2022, Samsung VC also met with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte in The Hague and sought support for the 2030 World Expo in Busan.
World Expo 2030
Four countries have submitted competing candidates to hold World Expo 2030: the Republic of Korea (Busan), Italy (Rome), Ukraine (Odessa), and Saudi Arabia (Riyadh).
Meanwhile, the host country for World Expo 2030 will be chosen by BIE member states, who will gather at a General Assembly to be held in November 2023.
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