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Deputy Prime Minister Praises Ji Chang Wook; Appoints Him As Honorary Ambassador Of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

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From a ‘prosecutor’ to an ambassador, Ji Chang Wook is taking every role.

South Korean actor Ji Chang Wook was named honorary ambassador for the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) event by Korea’s Ministry of Strategy and Finance.

AIIB is a multilateral development bank founded in January 2016. It seeks to bring countries together to address infrastructure needs across Asia.

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Ji with Deputy Prime Minister Yoo Il Ho at the appointment ceremony. (Photo by Yonhap)

The actor attended the appointment ceremony held at KT Square in Seoul on May 16. According to the Ministry of Strategy and Finance, the actor will promote the upcoming annual meeting slated to be held at Jungmun Tourist Complex in Jeju Island from June 16 to 18.

“Ji Chang Wook has an exemplary image and high reputation across Asia,” said Deputy Prime Minister Yoo Il Ho on Ji’s appointment. He also recognized the actor’s active participation in pro bono activities.

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The actor is expected to take in the promotion of the 2017 AIIB event as honorary ambassador. (Photo by Yonhap)

Ji is currently headlining SBS’s newest romantic-comedy ‘Suspicious Partner’ as prosecutor Noh Ji Wook. During a radio guesting at SBS Power FM’s Cultwo Show, he also revealed that he will be entering the military after wrapping up the drama.

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