The Republic of Korea demonstrated its commitment towards the strengthening of mutual bilateral relations with St. Vincent and the Grenadines during a two-day visit of that country’s newly appointed Non-Resident Ambassador, H. E. Lee Doo-Young, to the state.
On Monday 15th February, Ambassador Lee presented his Letters of Credence to his Excellency Sir Frederick Ballantyne, Governor General of St. Vincent and the Grenadines at Government House. Additionally, on Tuesday 16th February, Ambassador Lee handed over a number of medical equipment to the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment during a brief ceremony at the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital. The equipment has an estimated cost of $100,000 USD. The equipment will benefit several departments at the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital.
St. Vincent and the Grenadines and the Republic of Korea established bilateral relations on 28th October 1979, one day after our nation’s attainment of political independence. Both countries, over the years, have enjoyed cordial beneficial diplomatic relations.