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The UAE hosts reception to mark National Day

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.

▲Minister Moon Hyungpyo of Health and Welfare (third from right) speak with Ambassadors Mohammed Bin Abdalla Obaid Al-Dohaimi of Qatar and Omar Al Nahar of Jordan (right and second from right) after speaking with Ambassadors Alromaithi of the United Arab Emirates (host) and Mohamed Salim Alharthy of Oman (fourth and fifth from left, repsetively)?inside a traditional Arabian tent pitched inside the ballroom.

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.

▲Ambassador Abdulla Alromaithi of the United Arab Emirates (third from left) poses with Director and Mrs. Seo Hyo-seok of Pyunkang Korean Medical Hospital (fourth and fifth from left, respectively) with Publisher-Chairman Lee Kyung-sik of The Korea Post and Deputy Head of Mission of the UAE (left and second from left, respectively) and former Korean Staffer Kim Tae-sun of the UAE Embassy (far right).

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.

▲From left: Ambassadors Hassan Taherian of Iran and Petar Andonov of Bulgaria, Director Dr. Seo Hyo-seok of Pyunkang Korean Medical Hospital, Publisher-Chairman Lee Kyung-sik of The Korea Post and Mrs. Seo.

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