By Jonathan Hicap, Mb.com.ph
Senator and boxing champ Manny Pacquiao has been named Seoul Global Ambassador to strengthen ties between Seoul and the Philippines.
Pacquiao will also be the main guest of the popular Korean variety show “Infinite Challenge” in an episode that will air on Dec. 30.
He met Seoul Mayor Park Won-Soon on Dec. 26 at the Seoul City Hall where he was formally appointed as global ambassador.
According to the Seoul Metropolitan Government, Seoul Global Ambassadors are “influential foreign figures with expertise in their respective fields, who provide the city with policy advice and assist with promoting cooperation between Seoul and cities in other countries.”
“I have visited Seoul every year for the past three years and this is the first time to go to the city hall. I’m honored to meet Mayor Park,” Pacquiao told Korean media.