Alvarado, Moon upgrade ties to ‘action-oriented’ partnership

Seoul, Nov 23 (EFE).- The presidents of Costa Rica and South Korea on Tuesday during a bilateral summit agreed to upgrade ties to an “action-oriented comprehensive partnership,” according to the South Korean presidential office.

During the meeting that took place in the Blue House, the South Korean presidential office and residence, Carlos Alvarado and Moon Jae-in also stressed the importance of digital and environmental sectors to drive post-pandemic economic recovery.

In that sense, Moon asked Alvarado to help South Korean companies access digital and eco-friendly infrastructure projects in Costa Rica.

During the meeting, Alvarado also highlighted his country’s interest in deepening cooperation in areas such as science, tourism, space exploration and hydrogen technology, around which South Korea wants to build its energy plan to achieve in net-zero emissions by 2050.

The Costa Rican president also said that the country would continue to support Moon’s efforts to bring peace to the Korean Peninsula.

In turn, Moon praised Costa Rica’s National Decarbonization Plan, which he said was playing a stellar role in achieving carbon neutrality.

Alvarado’s four-day state visit to the country is aimed at attracting investment and strengthening cooperation in sustainability. EFE


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