Merida, Yucatan.- The Merida City Hall received 10,000 masks for municipal workers from the Korean Embassy to recognize and thank them for the work they did during the installation of the “Greetingman” statue in the Republic of Korea Avenue in this city.
The donation was received on behalf of Mayor Alejandro Ruz Castro by the Director of Social Development, José Luis Martínez Semerena, in an event attended by Colonel Yoon-Joo Kim and Jae-IL Park, military attaché and consul, respectively, of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in the United Mexican States; Luis Olaf Olsen Lee, of the Association of Korean Descendants in Yucatán Koryuc A.C. and David Loría Magdub, Director of Public Works of the City Hall.
Martinez Semerena stated that after the placement of the “Greetingman” and as a token of appreciation and brotherhood Korea-Mexico, the television station KBS (Korean Broadcasting System), through the government of Incheon and the embassy of said Asian country, decided to donate the 10,000 masks “to recognize the tireless work of the municipal employees before said work”.
“The intention is to recognize the employees who also have families and risk their lives every day so that the city can continue to provide the quality services we have,” he said.
He indicated that the masks will be destined to the personnel in the areas of pothole patching, cleaning of public spaces, and garbage collection.
Mr. Jae-IL Park pointed out that the donation is a symbol of friendship that strengthens the twinning between the two countries.
He detailed that the donated masks are KF94.
He added that the donation also reaffirms the Korean government’s willingness to support Yucatan and especially Merida in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.
During the meeting, held at the municipal offices, it was noted that the friendship between the Republic of Korea and Yucatan has been strengthened over the years and that next year will mark the 60th anniversary of the diplomatic relationship between Merida and Korea.
more recommended stories
Yucatan to host Smart City Expo LATAM International Congress for a third consecutive year
It was also informed that, for.
Who was Federico Mazzoni, the Argentine manager murdered in Playa del Carmen Mamitas club?
The manager of Mamitas Beach Club,.
Riviera Maya maintains an average hotel occupancy of 66%
The Riviera Maya comes from a.
Free workshops on productive activities for women in Yucatán
Free workshops will be offered for.
Tourism in Yucatan with good figures, despite “low season” and Omicron
A wide array of different types.
Thanks to the vaccine, hospitals in Yucatán have not gone beyond capacity
They highlight the effectiveness of vaccination.
UBER could be returning to Campeche soon
In Campeche, the possibility of the.
Mexico assumes the pro tempore Presidency of the Pacific Alliance
Rogelio Ramírez de la O, Secretary.
IMDUT removes “old and dangerous” public transport buses from circulation
The state agency reported that this.
‘Never condemn your LGBTQ children’ Pope Francis tells parents around the world
VATICAN CITY (VATICAN NEWS) — Pope.