BTS appointed as Special Presidential envoy for South Korea; To attend the UN General Assembly again
One can fondly remember the unforgettable and moving speech by BTS at the 73rd UN General Assembly. Well, brace yourself as BTS will be attending the 75th UN General Assembly and other conferences as well this year. As per an announcement, reported by K Media, the giant pop stars have been appointed as the ‘Special Presidential Envoy for Future Generations and Culture’ by the President of South Korea, Moon Jae In. Given this, BTS will attend the UN General Assembly, to be held in September this year.
BTS is expected to travel to New York in September to deliver their speech. In a written statement, as per K Media, President Moon’s spokesperson Park Suhyeon stated, “It was promoted to enhance the country’s image that leads on global issues through collaborations with private citizen-experts who are doing excellent activities around the world. In Sept, BTS will be attending major international forums, including the 75th UN General Assembly to send messages of comfort and hope to young people. We also plan on carrying out various activities to promote international cooperation in solving global challenges such as climate, inequality, poverty and diversity. The appointment of a special envoy is part of public diplomacy to broaden the diplomatic spectrum.”
ARMYs around the world are definitely excited, knowing that BTS will represent South Korea on an international forum again and that the members will finally travel after a hiatus. Are you excited?
Meanwhile, BTS released two singles recently, Butter and Permission to Dance and both of them have been ruling the Billboard charts, creating new records and setting a precedent. The group is said to also attend the VMAs, Met Gala in New York, as per the reports.