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The Korea Post signs accord with Mrs. World Korea in covering beauty pageant activitiesTo promote cooperation in beauty pageant for married women

▲Publisher-Chairman Lee Kyung-sik of The Korea Post and Chairperson Jacqueline Song of Mrs. World Korea (fifth and sixth from right, respectively) pose with other leading members of two organizations after the signing ceremony.

The Mrs. World Pageant Korea Organizing Committee and The Korea Post signed an agreement at the Millennium Seoul Hilton Hotel on Aug. 14, 2016 providing for cooperation in the English media coverage of the event. The Pageant is scheduled to be held in Seoul in November this year.

Signing the agreement from the Mrs. World Pageant Korea Organizing Committee was Chairperson Ms. Jacqueline Song and from The Korea Post was Publisher-Chairman Lee Kyung-sik. Witnessing the signing ceremony were a number leaders of the Committee, including Ms. Kim Yun-kyung (winner of the 2016 Mrs. Korea World Pageant Korea held at the Prima Hotel in Seoul on June 5, 2016.

Speaking at the signing ceremony, Chairman Lee of The Korea Post said that the Mrs. World Beauty Pageant would greatly contribute to the promotion of understanding, friendship and cooperation between Korea and the different countries of the world.

On the part of her organization, Chairperson Song of the Organizing Committee said, “There are a number of different beauty pageants held in Korea, but most of them are for young women, and I would say that it is meaningful that we provide an equal opportunity to married women in the world as well as in Korea.”

The Mrs. World Pageant has a total of 80 different countries as members and of this number an estimated 60 countries are expected to participate in the Mrs. World Pageant slated in Seoul in November this year.

Chairperson Song said, “I would say that the pageant would provide Korea with a valuable opportunity to bring the country closer to the world as the event would be attended not only by the candidates of the Mrs. World Beauties but also their children, friends and parents as well as media representatives from around the world as well as Korea.

이경식 기자  edt@koreapost.com

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