Manila City Mayor Francisco ‘Isko Moreno’ Domagoso expressed intent to strengthen the capital city’s relations with South Korea by establishing ‘Korea Town’ in Malate.

The matter was discussed on Tuesday, March 10 when South Korean Ambassador Kim In-chul paid a courtesy call on Mayor Domagoso. He is the 32nd foreign envoy who paid a courtesy call on the Mayor since July 2019.

“We are building Korea Town in the Malate area to showcase Korean culture right in the nation’s capital. We also told His Excellency about how we benchmarked Myeong-dong’s markets in Binondo, Manila,” the Mayor said.

Mayor Domagoso also expressed his gratitude for the unwavering support that the other country has been showing for the nation’s capital.

He also said that the local government of Manila is looking forward in continuing and strengthening the good relationship that the city has with South Korea.

“If the City could extend any help to your country, we would be honored to do so,” he said.