The Past, Present & Future of Korea

PPF Korea titleOfficials from the U.S. Department of State, the Korean Embassy and the Korea Economic Institute in Washington, DC will be in South Dakota April 13-14 to talk about the past, present and future of Korea in programs sponsored by the South Dakota World Affairs Council.

“South Korea is a developed nation and a vital ally of the United States not just on the Korean Peninsula but around the world,” said Phil Eskeland, the executive director of operations and policy for the Korea Economic Institute of America based in Washington, DC.

“South Dakota’s 7th largest export destination is South Korea, increasing by more than a third since the Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement was signed in 2011,” said Eskeland.”

Free panel presentations begin at 7 PM Monday, April 13, in the South Dakota Art Museum Auditorium in Brookings and Tuesday, April 14, in the Centennial Rooms of the Northern State University Student Center in Aberdeen.


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