Prashant Vasant Joshi was appointed Honorary Consul of the Republic of Korea on Wednesday.
According to a statement here, Joshi was appointed Honorary Consul of Korea at Consulate General of the Repulic of Korea in Mumbai in the presence of Consul General Soungeun Kim.
President Ram Nath Kovind had recognised the appointment of Joshi as the Consul General of the Republic of Korea in Goa with immediate effect through a notification issued on March 7, 2018.
The Consular jurisdiction of Joshi comprises the state of Goa with his office based in Goa.
Mr Joshi would be working towards providing consular services to Korean citizesn in Goa and further promote trade, investment, tourism and cultural exchanges between the two countries.
Appointment of Joshi as the Honorary Consul would strengthen the India-Korea bilateral relations and enhance the cooperation especially between Korea and Goa, the statement added.