By Joy Cho
On March 30, 2022, a Reciprocal Reception was held at the Official Residence of the Embassy of Peru in Korea in honor of Vice Admiral Herbert Del Alamo, Chief of the General Staff of the Peruvian Navy, and Admiral Kim Jung-Soo, Chief of Naval Operations of the Korean Navy.
In the aforementioned event, there was the presence of senior officers of the Republic of Korea Navy, visiting officers, Military Attachés of the three Peruvian Forces residing in Korea, and private businessmen. Likewise, high-ranking members of the diplomatic corps were invited.
Vice Admiral Herbert Del Alamo, Chief of the General Staff of the Peruvian Navy (MGP) successfully participated in the “Fifth Meeting of General Staffs between the Republic of Korea Navy and the Peruvian Navy” held in Seoul.
In his speech, he expressed gratitude, on the part of the Peruvian Government and the MGP, for the donations of the two corvettes: ¨BAP Ferré and BAP Guise¨. Likewise, the Vice Admiral made vows to increase cooperation in terms of technological development in shipbuilding.
Within the framework of the aforementioned reception, Vice Admiral Herbert Del Alamo decorated the Ambassador of Peru in Korea, Daúl Matute Mejía with the "Naval Medal of Honor for Merit" for the cause "Exceptional Services Provided for the benefit of the Navy of Peru”.