The Ambassador of the Republic of Korea in the Republic of Bulgaria H.E. SHIN Boonam held a public lecture, organized by the University of National and World Economy (UNWE), about "The Secret of the Korean Prosperity". The lecture was held at the premises of the UNWE in front of an audience of students, university professors and representatives of the banking and non-governmental economic cooperation institutions in Bulgaria.
The Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Bulgaria-Korea, Mr. Georgi Stoev, along with other representatives from the Chamber and the President of the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry were among the participants in this event.
During his speech, the Ambassador reviewed the history and chronology of the development and success of the Korean economy, focused on several strong economic sectors, the success of which have made the strength of the Korean economy of today, and answered questions by students about the geopolitical stability in the region of North-East Asia, about the presidential elections in his country, about the relations with North-Korea, etc.
The Ambassador put an accent on education, science, innovation, creativeness and the new technologies as the recipe for economic success, as they have increasingly been part of South Korea's economic strategy since 2013.