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Lee Joon-gi Appointed Ambassador for Expo 2010 Shanghai

2010/04/02 | Permalink

Actor Lee Joon-gi was appointed as the Korean ambassador for the Expo 2010 Shanghai which will be held from May to October in Shanghai, China.

His agency, JG Company, announced that KOTRA, which hosts the Korean Pavilion for the Expo, has selected Lee Joon-gi as the honorary ambassador and presented the letter of appointment to Lee Joon-gi inside the Invest Korea Plaza (IKP) located in Yumgok dong, Seoul on March 31.

The agency explained about his appointment, "KOTRA has selected Lee Joon-gi because he is one of the most popular Hallyu stars in greater China. During the Expo, Lee will attend every kind of official events to advertise Korea".

Lee Joon-gi has been actively worked as an honorary ambassador of the Korea Tourism Organization and has also participated in publishing a Korean language book entitled "Hello Korean" with no payment received.

Recently, Lee has been cast back to back in the fantasy oriental medicine drama "Faith", which will be directed by Kim Jong-hak, and movie "Grand Prix", which will be directed by Yang Yoon-ho.

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