|제목||[Yonhap] President Lee said, "Korea will join efforts to conserve nature around the world."|
South Korean President Lee said, "Korea will join efforts to conserve nature around the world."
(Yonhap News, 4 June 2012, Seoul)
In the morning of June 4, President Lee Myung-Bak had a meeting at the Blue House with Julia Marton-Lefevre, Director General of IUCN, who visited Korea to attend D-100 event for the 2012 IUCN World Conservation Congress to be held in Jeju in September, and talked about congress preparations and green growth.
At this meeting, President Lee mentioned, "The hosting of the Congress in Jeju will be an opportunity for Korean people to have greater interest in nature conservation. If there is a role of the Korean Government, we will do our part in the efforts."
And Director General said, "The world's leaders can come and learn the achievements that Korea has reached for nature conservation and green growth."
In addition, she invited President Lee to the opening ceremony of the Congress, adding "Korea's green growth policies and Four Major Rivers Restoration Project are the results of the efforts to ensure nature conservation and sustainable development. It would be greatly appreciated if you attend the opening ceremony and introduce Korea's green growth policies."
The meeting was held for 30 minutes from 10:30 in the presence of Lee Hong-koo, Chairman of the Korean Organizing Committee for 2012 IUCN World Conservation Congress, Enrique Lahman, Director of IUCN Constituency Support Group, Yoo Young-sook, Minister of Environment, and Kim Sang-Hyup, Senior Secretary to the President for Green Growth.