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Governor Hogan continues Trade Mission

May 29th, 2015 by WCBC Radio

Governor Hogan recently met with the leaders of two important South Korean provinces, Jeollanam Province and Gyeonggi Province. On Thursday, May 28, Governor Hogan met with Governor Lee Nak-yon of the Jeollanam Province, birthplace of First Lady Yumi Hogan. On Friday, May 29, Governor Hogan met with Governor Kyung-pil Nam of the Gyeonggi Province.

“I was honored to meet with Governor Lee and Governor Nam, leaders of two flourishing provinces in South Korea,” said Governor Hogan. “This trip presents a unique opportunity and I am hopeful it will result in trade, investment, and tourism opportunities for both Maryland and South Korea, as well as mutually beneficial educational and cultural exchanges for our citizens.”

Jeollanam Province has ties to several industries including ship building, marine biotechnology, environmental technology, agriculture,  and eastern traditional medicine. Jeollanam Province has also established a number of organizations to improve its local economy including the Jeollonamdo Marine Bioindustry Center, the Jeollanamdo Bio Control Center, and the Jeollanamdo Development Institute for Korean Traditional Medicine. 

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