South Korean Boy Band BTS receives special envoy certificates, to give a speech at UN General Assembly


BTS members were officially named the Special Presidential Envoy for Future Generations and Culture by South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday. They were also awarded certificates of appointment. The members comprising--RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V and Jungkook also fist bumped twice with President Moon.

BTS members received their diplomatic passports and a fountain pen each from the South Korean President, as per the video shared by the Blue House on the microblogging website. The band met the President at the main building of the Blue House, the office and residence of President Moon in Seoul, for the ceremony.

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According to a series of tweets posted on the verified Twitter account of the Blue House (Cheong Wa Dae in Korean), the septet will also attend the 76th UN General Assembly session in New York on September 20 as part of their duties, along with the president. “As BTS has delivered messages of comfort and hope to the entire world, its attendance at the UN General Assembly this time is expected to serve as a meaningful opportunity to expand communication with future generations around the world and draw their sympathy on major international issues," the Blue House said in a statement.

BTS will take part in the second meeting of the Sustainable Development Goals Moment (SDG Moment) of the Decade of Action.

(Source: Twitter)