Friday, July 6, 2012
U.S. President sends delegation to Yeosu Expo
The Korean event has attracted many Christian dignitaries
By Bong-gi Sun
Special to ASSIST News Service
YEOUSU, SOUTH KOREA (ANS) -- U.S. President Barack Obama has sent a delegation to the Yeosu Expo in South Korea this week.
The team was led by Dr. Jane Lubchenco, administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, who also serves as Undersecretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere.
The other members included Sung Kim, U.S. Ambassador to South Korea and the U.S. commissioner to the Expo, and Wendy Cutler, Assistant Trade representative for Japan, Korea and APEC affairs. APEC is the Singapore-based Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, a forum of 21 nations.
As well as this, European royal families visited Yeosu Expo with a packed diplomatic schedule.
In the book, called “My Life, My Faith 2” an autobiographical book by international theologian, Dr. Jaerock Lee, he writes about the USA, China and the EU in which he says that in the future, the world will have these three major powers.
The Expo attracted many Christian dignitaries who have visited the event. Among those are: Peruvian President, Ollanta Humala (Catholic), Danish Crown Prince, Frederik, and Crown Princess Mary (Church of Denmark), Norwegian Crown Prince, Haakon (Lutheran), Swedish King, Carl XVI Gustaf, and Swedish Queen Silvia( Lutheran), and Dutch Crown Prince Willem-Alexander (Dutch Reformed Church) etc.
The Korean event opened on May 12 and will continue through August 12 in South Korea's southern coastal city of Yeosu, with the participation of a total of 104 countries and 10 international organizations.
Pastor Bong-gi Sun (Th.M.) graduated from graduate school of Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea and can be contacted at email@example.com
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