|[ Etc ] Kukkiwon Signs MOU with Campeche, Mexico|
Kukkiwon (Chairman of the Board of Kukkiwon Hong Sung Chon) and the Municipality of Campeche (Mayor Eliseo Fernandez Montufar), located in the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico, have signed an MOU and decided to actively cooperate for the distribution and revitalization of Taekwondo.
The MOU Ceremony was held at Hotel Samjung (Gangnam) at 11:30 AM on May 22 (Wed). For Kukkiwon, Acting President Choi Young-Ryul, Acting Secretary General Kim Il-seop, and Kukkiwon Overseas Dispatched Master Kim Jun-sik (dispatched to Mexico) attended, and for Campeche, Mexico, relevant officers including Mayor Eliseo Fernandez Montufar, Councilman Fabricio Fernando Perez Mendoza, and Ambassador of Mexico to the ROK Bruno Figueroa Fischer attended.
Kukkiwon and Campeche, Mexico have agreed to closely cooperate for the development and promotion of Taekwondo, including personnel exchanges and technical support, as well as information exchanges in the field of Taekwondo in accordance with this MOU.
Last December, the Kukkiwon Taekwondo Demonstration Team gave a performance in Campeche, Mexico, which enabled the citizens of the city to gain a new appreciation for the Taekwondo, and led to this MOU Ceremony.
After signing the MOU, Mayor Eliseo Fernandez Montufar expressed his thoughts, and stated, “I will faithfully implement the details of the MOU that we agreed with Kukkiwon today, while making efforts for the development of Taekwondo including constructing a Taekwondo Academy within the city of Campeche and building a park named Kukkiwon Park.”
Kukkiwon delivered an Appreciation Plaque to Mayor Eliseo Fernandez Montufar, and conferred an Honorary 2nd Dan Certificate on councilman Fabricio Fernando Perez Mendoza (in charge of sports).
▲ MOU (1) - Acting President of Kukkiwon Choi Young-Ryul(left) Mayor Eliseo Fernandez Montufar are taking a commemorative photo after concluding the MOU.
▲ MOU (2) - A commemorative photo taken after the end of the MOU ceremony.
▲ MOU (3) - Acting President of Kukkiwon Choi Young-Ryul(left) and Mayor Eliseo Fernandez Montufar are signing the MOU.