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|▲ President Yoon Seok-yeol entering the cabinet meeting President Yoon Seok-yeol enters a cabinet meeting held at the Presidential Office Building in Yongsan, Seoul on the 25th.|
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After returning from a state visit to the UAE and a tour to Switzerland, President Yoon Seok-yeol listed and introduced the ‘achievements’ of his eight-day, six-night tour at the Cabinet meeting on the 25th, which he presided over for the first time after his visit.
In particular, President Yoon once again claimed to be the ‘Korea’s No. 1 salesperson’ and ordered the State Council members to focus all their capabilities on the ‘economy’, saying, “Please run with the determination of being a salesperson.” However, there was no mention of the diplomatic situation that was strained by his “UAE’s enemy is Iran” remarks during his visit (Related article: Iran summons Korean ambassador to Iran to protest President Yoon’s remarks https://omn.kr/22f1q).
President Yoon said, “I attended the Davos Forum following a state visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) last week,” and said, “I made my first overseas trip this year.” “We carried out sales diplomacy in all directions, such as accompanying CEOs of 100 companies and conducting consultations with businessmen from other countries.”
First of all, with the outcome of the ‘UAE State Visit’, he said, “It was the first state visit in the history of diplomatic ties and the first state guest invitation since President Mohammed took office, and the meaning was special.” I decided to develop it,” he said.
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|▲ President Yoon and State Councilors saluting the national flag President Yoon Seok-yeol salutes the national flag at a cabinet meeting held at the Presidential Office Building in Yongsan, Seoul on the 25th.|
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Above all, he emphasized attracting an investment of 30 billion dollars (about 37 trillion won) from the UAE sovereign wealth fund. President Yoon said, “It is an overwhelming and unprecedented scale that the UAE has never signed with any other country.” We have signed agreements and contracts for cooperation on more than 80 cases,” he explained.
“President Mohammed said that the nuclear power plant cooperation project between the two countries has become a global example,” he said. ” said President Yoon also expected, “The nuclear power plant policy will quickly restore the domestic nuclear power plant ecosystem, which is in danger of collapse, and prepare a foothold for the nuclear power plant industry to take off again.”
He expressed his gratitude to the economic delegation, which consisted of about 100 companies accompanying him on this visit, and requested, “We must thoroughly prepare so that the results of this visit can cause a ‘second Middle East boom’ based on the deep trust between the two countries.” did.
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At the same time, President Yoon said, “As I said at the meeting with the economic delegation, I will run and run until my shoes wear out as the first salesperson in Korea.” I ask you to jump with it,” he ordered.
At a meeting with global CEOs, he asked for active investment and introduced his remarks, “My office is always open, so please feel free to find it when you visit Korea.” Please do so and listen carefully to their business difficulties.”
In addition, President Yoon said, “The most important thing is that our country’s institutions must conform to global standards (international standards). Otherwise, we cannot survive in the international community.” We need to make it an innovation hub,” he stressed.
Along with this, he said to related ministries, “Please promptly take follow-up measures related to sovereign wealth fund investment, such as establishing a platform for Korea-UAE investment cooperation.” I will,” he said.
Next, he emphasized the achievements of his visit to Switzerland. “In his special speech at the Davos Forum, President Yoon proposed strong solidarity with the international community and solidarity in action as key directions to overcome common crises such as supply chain, climate, health crisis, and digital divide,” he said. “We heard about desirable national policies and support measures for quantum science and technology, which will be a game changer in the future, together with scholars of quantum science.”
“We cannot allow companies to fight alone in the global market where economic wars without loyalty are taking place,” he said. We must all work together so that the government and the private sector can work together as one body.”
Then, he reiterated the words, “The first is the economy, the second is the economy, and the third is the economy,” which he emphasized during his visit, and suggested that “we must concentrate all our capabilities to overcome the complex crisis and take a new leap forward for the Republic of Korea.” .
Finally, regarding the current domestic issue, he said, “From next week, the obligation to wear a mask indoors will be lifted except for hospitals, etc.” We will do our best to do so,” he said.
In addition, “The four-day Lunar New Year holiday is over. The residents of Guryong Village, who lost their livelihood due to a fire just before the holiday, must have had a more difficult holiday than ever before.” Please,” he ordered.
In addition, he concluded his eight-minute remarks by saying, “I ask you to make every effort to ensure that our people can live safely and without inconvenience regarding the safety management of the living quarters or facilities used by the vulnerable, especially during the cold wave.”