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Aid for Africa


Booyoung Group Chairman Lee Joong-keun, left, and UN-Habitat Executive Director Joan Clos shake hands after singing a $3 million partnership deal at Lotte Hotel, central Seoul, on Wednesday. Booyoung, the nation’s first construction company to make ties with UN-Habitat, will provide $300,000 for poverty-stricken African countries for the next 10 years to help develop African cities and improve their residential environment. The signing ceremony was attended by about 100 officials including former Prime Minister Han Seung-soo, former National Assembly Speaker Kim Hyung-oh and Seoul National University President Oh Yeon-cheon. Provided by the company

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