On October 26, Ambassador Xing Haiming went to Samsung Seoul Hospital to mourn the late Lee Jianxi, the chairman of Samsung Group.
Xing Haiming expressed condolences to the eldest son of Li Jianxi, Samsung Group Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong and eldest daughter, Shilla Hotel President Lee Fu-jin, second daughter, Samsung Welfare Foundation Chairman Lee Xu-hyun and other relatives expressed condolences, and conveyed a personal letter of condolences.
After the condolences, Ambassador Xing Haiming accepted a joint interview with mainstream Korean media. Xing Haiming expressed that he is deeply saddened by the tragic passing of President Li Jianxi. Chairman Lee Jianxi is the founder and pioneer of Samsung Group, leading Samsung Group to become a world-class company, actively investing in China, and making important contributions to deepening China-South Korea practical cooperation and the development of bilateral relations. It is believed that under the leadership of Vice Chairman Li Zayong, Samsung Group will achieve greater development in the process of strengthening cooperation with China.
President Lee Jianxi passed away on October 25, South Korean President Moon Jae-in and others sent wreaths to express their condolences, and people from all walks of life went to the mourning hall to express their condolences.