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Mishal Kanoo, South Korean envoy hold talks to strengthen ties

Mishal Kanoo, South Korean envoy hold talks to strengthen ties

Mr. Mishal Kanoo, Chairman of The Kanoo Group (UAE & Oman) met with the South Korean Ambassador to the UAE H.E. Park Kang-Ho and the commercial attaché Mr. Chae, Kyu Nam to discuss potential business opportunities between South Korea and The Kanoo Group.

The Kanoo Group, which has built a strong reputation across the region for over 130 years, has diversified industries from shipping, travel, machinery, logistics, property, oil & gas, power, industrial chemicals, training, joint ventures, retail and commercial activities, among others.

During the meeting, the parties exchanged talks on economic cooperation as well as regional and international developments of mutual interest.

One of The Kanoo Group divisions, Kanoo Travel, will be promoting Travel and Tourism both inbound to the UAE and outbound to South Korea; and already started to focus on the South Korean market.

Kanoo Travel boasts a wide market presence, with offices in Bahrain, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Egypt, and the UK. It also prides itself in solely representing American Express Global Business Travel, one of the largest travel management companies around the world.

Consequently, the commercial attaché presented business service offerings in the UAE and South Korea in areas of cooperation such as energy, travel & tourism, logistics, and entertainment.

Among other topics, Mr. Mishal Kanoo congratulated H.E. Park Kang-Ho on the successful business tie-up between the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) and the state-run utility Korea Electric Power Corp (KEPCO).

The ambassador also extended his support to The Kanoo Group and further invited Mr. Kanoo and his family to visit the popular Jeju Island, the main island of Jeju Province of South Korea, which contains the natural World Heritage Sites, Jeju Volcanic Island and Lava Tube.

Finally, The Kanoo Group reiterated its support for South Korean companies looking to invest and establish in the region.