The Presidential House was the scene of a meeting between the Salvadoran president, Nayib Bukele, and Samsung’s global president of Consumer Electronics, JS Lee, who is on a tour of the region in which he is also expected to visit Costa Rica and the Dominican Republic. Dominican Republic (DR)
Through the approach, Bukele strengthened his cooperation ties with the technology company, which has been present in El Salvador since 2011 and currently has two stores and five customer service centers.
In addition, since 2014, the Korean company has implemented corporate citizenship programs in El Salvador, focusing especially on the educational area.
During his visit to El Salvador, Lee also held important meetings with Vice President Felix Ulloa and Foreign Minister Alexandra Hill.
In addition, the other objective of the visit was to promote the Korean city of Busan as a candidate to host Expo 2030, which is organized by the International Exhibitions Bureau (BIE) which consists of a world meeting that takes place every five years with a host city each time.
The activity takes place over six consecutive months and becomes the venue where all the countries of the world that participate exhibit the greatest technological, industrial, commercial, and artistic innovations in order to provide solutions to global challenges.
Currently, together with the South Korean city of Busan, Rome, Italy; Odeasa, Ukraine; and Raid, Saudi Arabia, it will be the member states of the BIE who will announce the chosen one next year.
The closest meeting will be Expo 2025, to be held in the Japanese city of Osaka.