Dec 8, 2022
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The Ambassador of the Republic of Korea is visiting Smiltene Municipality

On June 10, 2022, the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the Republic of Latvia H. E. Mr. Seong-jin Han and Third Secretary, Vice Consul Mr. Myungje Sung. The purpose of the visit was to get acquainted with the work of Smiltene municipality, local companies and to discuss issues such as the socio-economic situation and business indicators in the municipality, investment projects and attraction of foreign financing, increase in energy prices and its impact.

The visit began with a meeting between the delegation of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea and the Chairman of the Smiltene Municipality Council – Edgars Avotiņš, Andris Lapiņš, Executive Director, and Mārtiņš Ulāns, Deputy Executive Director for Development, to discuss issues of interest to the Ambassador. His Excellency S. Han wanted to visit and get to know the local capital companies, so in the continuation of the visit he visited SIA “Pavasars”, A / S “Smiltenes piens”, SIA “Smiltenes koks” and SIA “Very Berry”. The ambassador was introduced to the activities, history, development indicators, etc. of each company, as well as given the opportunity to see the production process.

The Ambassador thanked for the opportunity to visit and get to know Smiltene region, as well as visited local companies with real interest. His Excellency Ms Han has repeatedly emphasized that the market in the Republic of Korea could be a suitable and successful market for companies producing natural, health-enhancing and eco-friendly products, as this type of product is very popular with Koreans.

We would like to thank Inguss Pavasaris, the owner of SIA “Pavasars”, Anrija Vazdiķis, the commercial director of JSC “Smiltenes piens”, Imants and Aigars Ūdris, the owners of SIA “Smiltenes koks” and Gundega Sauškina, the chairman of the board of SIA “Very Berry” for their warm welcome to the delegation, as well as the owner of “Rauna garlic” Sintijai Rudei for a delicious and hospitable lunch.


Madara Mūrniece

Brand management and marketing specialist