110816 JYJ ‘We’ll Take On The Responsibility Of Being Goodwill Ambassadors For The AIDS Cause’
The commission ceremony for popular Hallyu group JYJ(Jaejoong, Yoochun, Junsu)’s appointment as goodwill ambassadors for the 10th ICAAP was held on the 16th of August at the Imperial Palace Hotel in Nonhyun-dong, Seoul.
The executive office stated, “ICAAP10 is the biggest AIDS congress in the Asia-Pacific region and is the first international congress that will be held on the topic of AIDS in Korea.”
Jo Myung Hwan, the head of the ICAAP10 committee expressed the anticipation the committee have through appointing JYJ, the forerunners of the Hallyu Wave in Asia, as goodwill ambassadors that, “We will be able to expand the bond of sympathy within the region of Asia for the eradication and prevention of AIDS.”
Stating that this will help Korea make its mark in the global community as a country that leads Asia culturally and socially, as well as economically, the committee head asked for the interest and support of Korean citizens to create ‘a world in which we can all live together and overcome AIDS’.
The AIDS congress is the second biggest forum in the world that deals with HIV/AIDS. It is held once every two years and holds discussions on the scientific, strategic and spiritual development of global action against issues surrounding HIV/AIDS.
The 10th ICAAP will be held from the 26th of August till the 30th at Busan.
Meanwhile, Kim Jaejoong was unfortunately unable to attend the ceremony as he was completing his filming schedule for SBS’ ‘Protect the Boss’.
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