For the Korea Center, A New Program Partner

Asia Society Korea Center's Yvonne Yoon Hee Kim (R) and Robert Young Woo Ro (L) at the signing ceremony.

SEOUL, June 25, 2010 - Asia Society Korea Center (ASKC) has signed a bilateral Memorandum of Understanding with the Visit Korea Committee (VKC), effective June 2010.

ASKC and VKC intend to maintain close working ties until the Memorandum of Understanding ends. Yvonne Yoon Hee Kim, Executive Director of Asia Society Korea Center, and Robert Young Woo Ro, Secretary General of the VKC, participated in the signing ceremony.

The MOU is intended to strengthen and sustain mutual cooperation for marketing programs, including the "2010 - 2012 Visit Korea Year" title sponsorship, with related joint promotions, and both partners will do their best to develop and coordinate further programs. The collaboration is expected to provide vital support to advance the Korea Center’s success in the future.