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Delegation of the Republic of Korea visited ÚNMZ/ČAS

On 10 August 2022, a delegation from the Republic of Korea visited the ÚNMZ and ČAS in Prague. On behalf of the Czech side, the meeting was led by the Director General of ČAS, Mgr. Zdeněk Veselý, and ÚNMZ was represented by the Director of the International Relations Department, Ing. Jindra Kafkova. The Korean delegation, consisting of representatives of the Korean Standards Association - KSA, Korean Trade and Investment Promotion Agency - KOTRA, Mobi Automotive Czech s.r.o. and the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Prague, was led by Mr. Myung-soo Kang, Chairman of KSA.

During the meeting, the two sides confirmed their interest in deepening their cooperation, particularly in the field of standardisation, and in creating a platform for its development in specific areas by concluding a framework memorandum of cooperation. The Korean delegation also presented a candidate for the position of President of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), whose election will take place at the ISO annual meeting on 19-23 September 2022 in Abu Dhabi.