South Korea's Culture Minister will travel to New York City on Saturday to promote the PyeongChang Winter Olympics at the United Nations.
According to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Do Jong-hwan will attend the UN General Assembly to observe the scheduled adoption of the resolution of the Olympic Truce for the 2018 Games.
The resolution calls on UN member states to comply with the truce between seven days before the opening of an Olympics and seven days after the closing ceremony.
Minister Do will also play host to “PyeongChang Night,” an official reception event for the Games, along with other members of the South Korean entourage, including Lee Hee-beom, head of the PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic & Paralympic Games.
Through media briefings and interviews, Minister Do will also proclaim South Korea’s will to host a “Peace Olympics” while attending a UN session on the PyeongChang Games to be hosted by the Korea Society.