The Embassy of the Republic of Iraq in Seoul celebrates the 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Iraq and Korea
Under the slogan (thirty years of friendship towards a promising future)
The Embassy of the Republic of Iraq in Seoul held a ceremony on Tuesday 30/9/2019 to mark the 30th anniversary of the diplomatic relations between the Republic of Iraq and the Republic of Korea
The ceremony started with the Iraqi and Korean national anthems. The Iraqi Ambassador to Korea, Hayder Shiya AL-BARRAK, delivered a speech in which he welcomed the attendees and expressed his great happiness on this occasion, wishing further progress in relations between the two countries.
During the ceremony, which was attended by a large number of officials from both sides, and Arab and foreign diplomats accredited to Seoul, congratulatory messages were sent by representatives of the governments of the two countries, led by the Iraqi Minister of Planning, “Nuri Sabah al-Dulaimi,” who addressed the occasion and Special Adviser on Iraq, Mr. Han Byung-do to the President.
Certificates of appreciation were also given to those who contributed to the development of relations between the two countries. The ceremony witnessed a number of artistic performances, including a special Iraqi traditional fashion show presented by the Iraqi Fashion House, affiliated to the Iraqi Ministry of Culture.
The Basra Folklore ensemble attracted the attention of the audience. The ceremony ended with a performance of Korean traditional pansori music.