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Korean PM attends economic forum in China's Tianjin

Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn is set to brief global economic leaders on Korea's industrial reform and innovation at the World Economic Forum on Monday in the northern Chinese city of Tianjin.

Hwang arrived in Tianjin on Sunday for a five-day trip to China that included meetings with Chinese leaders, including President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang.

At the "Summer Davos" forum in Tianjin, Hwang is slated to explain South Korea's "fourth industrial revolution," according to the prime minister's office. 

Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn delivers his speech on Korea's industrial reform and innovation at the World Economic Forum in the northen Chinese city of Tianjin on June 26,2016. (Yonhap)
Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn delivers his speech on Korea's industrial reform and innovation at the World Economic Forum in the northen Chinese city of Tianjin on June 26,2016. (Yonhap)
This year's forum brings together about 1,700 attendees including politicians, entrepreneurs, scholars and media representatives from over 90 countries, China's foreign ministry said.

Before heading to Beijing on Monday evening, Hwang is scheduled to visit a joint venture between South Korean and Chinese firms that produces light emitting diode display panel. (Yonhap)

 

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