- Date21-06-10 16:36
Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the Republic of Korea, Dr. A. Saj U. Mendis, was a special spectator at the FIFA qualifying Football Match between the Republic of Korea and Sri Lanka on 9th of June 2021. Dr. Mendis was greeted by the President of the Korea Football Association (KFA), Mr. Chung Mong-Gye, and CEO of KFA Mr. Kyung Hoon Park as well as the Vice President Mr. Young Soo Lee before the commencement of the Championship Football Match between the two countries. Excellency the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea in Colombo, H.E. Santhush Jeong Woonjin, spoke with both the President and CEO of KFA and wished Dr. Mendis very best for the Sri Lankan team before the match. For record, Ambassador Santhush was watching the high profile FIFA qualifying match between the two countries from Colombo. The President, CEO, Ambassador Santhush Woonjin and other senior most officials of KFA as well as Dr. Mendis discussed the previous football matches of Sri Lanka and the RoK as well as other high profile sports events and championships of Sri Lanka, amongst others, at the VIP Lounge before the commencement of the Match. For record, Dr. Mendis met with the second highest political personality of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Vice Minister His Excellency Kim Jeongbae, last week as the meeting was scheduled by Ambassador Santhush Woonjin, and H.E. the Vice Minister too wished the Sri Lankan Football Team the very best as they were playing against the team of the Republic of Korea.
President of Korea Football Association (KFA), Mr. Chung Mong-Gyu, and Vice Presidents of KFA exchanging pleasantries with Ambassador Dr. Mendis at the VIP Lounge before the commencement of the Championship Football Match between the Republic of Korea and Sri Lanka
Ambassador Dr. Mendis and President of KFA, Mr. Chung Mong-Gyu, before the commencement of the Match at the Stadium.
Dr. Mendis gifting Ceylon Tea to the CEO of KFA, Mr. Kyung Hoon Park, who has visited Sri Lanka in the past.