K-pop group BTS appointed special diplomatic envoys by South Korean president

K-pop group BTS appointed special diplomatic envoys by South Korean president

The widely popular artists were given the title ahead of the UN General Assembly meeting in New York.
16 Sep, 2021

Members of the K-pop sensation BTS have now taken on a formal diplomatic role as “special presidential envoy for future generations and culture”, conferred upon them by South Korean President Moon Jae-in.

According to The Korea Herald, a ceremony was held in Seoul on Tuesday in which the president conferred the title upon the band and handed them their diplomatic passports along with fountain pens. The group's first assignment is to accompany the president to the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, which began on Tuesday.

The group will attend a meeting on the UN Sustainable Development Goals, adopted by all UN member states in 2015. They will will give a speech on September 20 and preview a video performance.

As reported in The Korea Herald, President Moon said the United Nations had requested BTS accompany him to the Sustainable Development Goals meeting to represent the global youth. “That itself shows the enhanced global stature of South Korea,” he said in a statement from the presidential office

The president congratulated members of the BTS on their recent success on Billboard with their album Butter and declared himself a fan.


Say no to political correctness Sep 16, 2021 12:19pm
With sissy looks banned, don't expect them to visit China, like ever now.
@Miss R Sep 16, 2021 12:32pm
So proud of them :)
@Miss R Sep 16, 2021 12:38pm
I am so proud of them. Most noble :)
Dr. Salaria, Aamir Ahmad Sep 16, 2021 02:38pm
Who cares?
Sajaf M.Sajjad Sep 16, 2021 03:05pm
Well done
PakBTSARMYs Sep 17, 2021 03:14pm
Sout Korea's and ARMYs Pride
Alishba Sep 17, 2021 03:17pm
so proud of our boys
ARMY Sep 17, 2021 04:06pm
So so proud of our boys! They truly deserved this!
Nab Sep 17, 2021 08:34pm
@Say no to political correctness We are so proud of them and Thank You for publishing this article about the band !
Hania Sep 21, 2021 08:47pm
So proud