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Korean MPs "delighted" by ITER progress

Ji-min Song, ITER Korea

Members of the Korean National Assembly Shin Hak Yong (centre), Kim Se Yeon, Yoo Ki Hong and Min Byung Joo were accompanied by the head of the ITER Korean Domestic Agency, Kijung Jung, and Korean staff from the ITER Organization. (Click to view larger version...)
Members of the Korean National Assembly Shin Hak Yong (centre), Kim Se Yeon, Yoo Ki Hong and Min Byung Joo were accompanied by the head of the ITER Korean Domestic Agency, Kijung Jung, and Korean staff from the ITER Organization.
A delegation of members of the Korean National Assembly, accompanied by the head of the ITER Korean Domestic Agency Kijung Jung, visited the ITER worksite on 3 January in order to survey ITER progress and congratulate the ITER Organization on the inauguration of the ITER Headquarters scheduled for Thursday 17 January.

During the visit, which they qualified as "impressive," the delegates were welcomed by ITER Director-General Osamu Motojima, who said, "I would like to thank the delegation members for Korea's constant support and large contribution to the ITER project and to the Korean Domestic Agency for ITER."

''Benefiting from such confidence and having such support is very important to the ITER Project and is very encouraging for us all,'' said Director-General Motojima during discussions with the Korean guests. (Click to view larger version...)
''Benefiting from such confidence and having such support is very important to the ITER Project and is very encouraging for us all,'' said Director-General Motojima during discussions with the Korean guests.
The head of delegation of Shin Hak Yong, Chairman of Standing Committee for Education, Science and Technology, commented: "Following its visit of the ITER worksite, the National Assembly was delighted to see the successful progress of ITER. We will make sure to continue to support the ITER Project." 

"Benefiting from such confidence and having such support is very important to the ITER Project and is very encouraging for us all," said Director-General Motojima during discussions with the Korean guests. 



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