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Others TCS Board Paid a Courtesy Call on ROK Vice Minister for Disaster and Safety Management LEE Seungwoo 2021.11.18
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On November 18, 2021, TCS Secretary-General Amb. OU Boqian, Deputy Secretary-General BEK Bum-hym and Deputy Secretary-General SAKATA Natsuko paid a courtesy call on H.E. LEE Seungwoo, Vice Minister for Disaster and Safety Management of the Ministry of Interior and Safety. Director-General KIM Sungsoo for International Administrative Cooperation Bureau and Director KIM Beom-seok for Disaster Management Policy Division were also in attendance. 

Vice Minister LEE welcomed the TCS board and congratulated them on their assumption of office. Highlighting the TCS’s role in strengthening the Trilateral Cooperation in disaster management, Vice Minister LEE called for “establishment of a comprehensive infrastructure for timely information sharing and cooperation against common disasters”. In particular, he spoke highly of the Trilateral Table-Top Exercise (TTX) on Disaster Management, which began in 2013 upon TCS’s initiation, and hoped its recommencement would serve as an opportunity to further deepen the Trilateral Cooperation in disaster management and response. 

SG Amb. OU expressed gratitude to the ROK MOIS for its support of TCS’s activities and emphasized the need and importance of the Trilateral Cooperation in disaster management. She reassured Vice Minister LEE that the TCS would continue to apply itself diligently towards bolstering the foundation for close communication and cooperation among China, Japan and the ROK. 


▲Group Photo (From Left): TCS DSG BEK Bum-hym, TCS SG OU Boqian , Vice Minister for Disaster and Safety Management LEE Seungwoo of ROK MOIS, TCS DSG SAKATA Natsuko and Director-General KIM Sungsoo for International Administrative Cooperation Division of ROK MOIS. 

▲TCS Board’s Courtesy Call on ROK MOIS Vice Minister LEE