Chairman Xavier Becerra Welcomes South Korean President Park Geun-Hye

May 8, 2013

Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement after escorting President Park Geun-hye of South Korea to the well of the U.S. House of Representatives where she delivered remarks before a Joint Session of Congress:

”I’m honored to welcome President Park Geun-hye to the United States Congress. Her trip will serve as an opportunity to strengthen America’s economic and cultural ties with our great friend and ally, South Korea. When President Park travels to Los Angeles, she will find an incredibly vibrant and diverse community of hard working families, entrepreneurs, and civic leaders. I wish President Park a memorable and successful time as she visits our nation and great city, including members of our dynamic Korean American community.”