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Mr. Jae-Ill Byun was welcomed by ITER Director-General Osamu Motojima and accompanied by Gyung-Su Lee, the Chairman of the ITER Management Advisory Committee. (Click to view larger version...)
Mr. Jae-Ill Byun was welcomed by ITER Director-General Osamu Motojima and accompanied by Gyung-Su Lee, the Chairman of the ITER Management Advisory Committee.
This Monday, Mr. Jae-Ill Byun, Chairman of the Korean Education and Scientific Technology Committee of the National Assembly, came to visit ITER where he was welcomed by ITER Director-General Osamu Motojima. He was accompanied by Gyung-Su Lee, Chairman of the ITER Management Advisory Committee.

Mr. Byung attended the signing ceremony of the Procurement Arrangement for the AC/DC converters with the Korean Domestic Agency (see related article in this issue) before he was invited to a guided tour around the ITER construction site.

As Committee-Chairman, Mr. Byung was keen to learn about the project's progress, to meet and encourage the Korean ITER staff members and to investigate the possible ways to support the project.


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