South Korea Ready to Cooperate with Zagreb County

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ZAGREB, May 27, 2019 – A delegation of the South Korean province of Chungcheongnam-do on Monday visited the Zagreb County to discuss cooperation in areas of common interest, and the two sides signed an agreement on cooperation.

Zagreb County head Stjepan Kožić said that the meeting was organised to explore possibilities for joint projects in the economic sector, including tourism.

The two regions have already been cooperating, Kožić said and in that context noted that the number of overnight stays and arrivals of South Korean tourists in Zagreb County in 2018 was 113% higher than in 2017.

South Koreans recognise Zagreb County as a tourist destination, Kožić said, adding that he hoped the number of visits would continue to grow.

He recalled that some ten days ago an 80 million euro agreement was signed between the South Korean car maker Hyundai and Croatia’s Rimac Automobili.

The president of the assembly of Chungcheongnam-do province, Yoo Byung Kook, said that South Koreans loved Croatia and were interested in cooperation in culture, economy, tourism, medicine and other areas.

During their stay in Croatia, the South Korean delegation will also visit a special hospital for rehabilitation in Ivanić Grad.

More news about relations between Croatia and South Korea can be found in the Politics section.


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