The Hungarian government has appointed Ryu Kwon-ha, chief of the Foreign Language Newspapers Association of Korea, as an honorary consul of Hungary.
Hungarian Ambassador to Korea Mozes Csoma presented the letter of appointment to Ryu on Friday at a ceremony at the country’s embassy in Yongsan-gu, Seoul.
Hungarian Ambassador to Korea Mozes Csoma (left) and Ryu Kwon-ha hold a letter of appointment at a ceremony at the Hungarian Embassy in Seoul on Friday. (Foreign Language Newspapers Association of Korea)
Around 40 guests from the diplomatic and business communities attended the event, including former Prime Minister Lee Hong-koo and Kim In-chul, president of Hankuk University of Foreign Studies.
Ryu is also the CEO of Korea JoongAng Daily. This year marks the 30th anniversary of ties between Korea and Hungary.
By Yuna Park (firstname.lastname@example.org)