1. Minister of Foreign Affairs Chung Eui-yong had a telephone conversation with President of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Børge Brende on the afternoon of April 16.
2. President Brende hoped for the participation of President Moon Jae-in in this year’s annual meeting of the WEF scheduled to be held from August 17 to August 20 in Singapore, and Foreign Minister Chung mentioned that the Korean government will review this invitation.
3. Foreign Minister Chung explained the peace process on the Korean Peninsula, and President Brende noted that the WEF supports the efforts exerted by the Korean government to bring peace and prosperity to the Korean Peninsula.
4. The two sides recognized the recently growing role of public-private cooperation through international organizations such as the WEF and agreed to continue to cooperate for the success of the annual meeting of the WEF and the 2021 P4G Seoul Summit (May 30-31) set to be hosted by Korea.