According to inform got by StampNews.com Korea and Uruguay issued a special commemorative set of stamp celebrating the 50th anniversary of their friendship. The issue consists of two stamps that were designed in cooperation of two countries. These stamps were released on 7th of October.
Korea and Uruguay hosted their fifth Joint Economic Commission on May 13 in Seoul in commemoration of this year's 50th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic relations. This year's commission was attended by Second Vice Foreign Minister Cho Tae-yul and his Uruguayan counterpart, Luis Porto.
The two ministers noted at the meeting that bilateral trade and investment between their two countries has been growing on a steady basis, and they pledged to further expand such business activities by taking advantage of their potential for complementary economic cooperation.
In addition, the two sides agreed to hold a wide variety of cultural programs and events this year to mark the 50th anniversary of their diplomatic friendship, to enhance mutual understanding between the people of the two countries and to promote bilateral exchanges. They also exchanged opinions on regional and international situations and decided to solidify their bilateral cooperation on the international stage.