Ambassador Abdulla Alromaithi of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in Seoul hosted a reception at Hotel Shilla in Seoul to celebrate the National Day of the country.
As soon as the guests signed the visitor’s book, each of them was presented with a scarf symbolizing the UAE and a small box of candy as well as a small badge of the country.
There were no formalities, no National Anthems and no speeches.
Instead, there was a photo exhibition both at the lobby and inside the ballroom, which showed various aspects of the UAE, especially the historical and tourist assets of the country.
Among the Korean guests were Minister Moon Hyungpyo of Health and Welfare, Director Dr. Seo Hyo-seok of Pyunkang Korean Medical Hospital and Publisher-Chairman Lee Kyung-sik of The Korea Post. From the international community came many noted businessmen who included
General Manager Bernhard Brender of the Grand Hilton Seoul.
From the Diplomatic Corps came many mission chiefs who included Ambassadors Ramzi Teymurov of Azerbaijan, Natallia Jhylevich of Belarus, Dato Haji Harun Ismail of Brunei Darussalam, Petar Andonov of Bulgaria, Grecia Fiodalicia Pichardo of Dominican Republic, Nikoloz Apkhazava of Georgia, Hassan Taherian of Iran, Khalil Ismai Abdul Sahib Al-Mosawi of Iraq, Sergio Mercuri of Italy, Bessho Koro of Japan, Omar AL NAHAR of Jordan, Dulat Bakisher of Kazakhstan, Jasem Mohamed Albudaiwi of Kuwait, Dato Rohana binti Ramli of Malaysia, Mohamed Salim Alharthy of Oman, Antonio Quintero Nobre of Portugal, Mohammed Bin Abdalla Obaid Al-Dohaimi of Qatar, Tissa Wijeratne of Sri Lanka, Mohamed Ali Nafti of Tunisia and Bakhtier N. Ibragimov of Uzbekistan.