On November 6, 2019, Mayor Park Won-soon of Seoul met with Cédric O, the Secretary of State for the Digital Affairs of France. The meeting took place in the Mayor’s Office in Seoul City Hall to discuss issues including policies for the youth, support for start-ups, and smart city.
Secretary Cédric O is visiting Korea to reinforce the cooperative relationship between Korea and France in the field of innovation. As a French politician born between a Korean father and French mother, he visited Korea several times before for personal purposes. However, this was time his first time visiting Korea as a member of the French government.