Jimin and Jungkook‘s fathers were the key figures in helping BTS become the 2030 Busan World Expo ambassadors.
In an exclusive report from Joongang Ilbo, it was made known that Jimin and Jungkook’s fathers had been key gamers in getting BTS to grow to be the ambassadors for the 2030 Busan World Expo. Ever since Park Hyung Joon was elected mayor of Busan in 2021, he set out in try to steer BTS to grow to be the ambassadors.
As each Jimin and Jungkook’s hometown is Busan, it was pure for the native authorities to focus on BTS. Mayor Park Hyung Joon, deputy mayor of the economic system Lee Sung Kwon, and deputy mayor of the financial affairs workplace Park Sung Hoon had been the main politicians within the motion to get BTS on board, regardless that actor Lee Jung Jae is at present the Busan public relations ambassador.
An official from the Busan metropolis authorities acknowledged that success of the Busan World Expo was their primary precedence, and getting BTS on board can be an enormous plus.
We have careworn a number of instances that the Busan World Expo is the nation’s primary mission.
HYBE additionally requested every BTS member for his or her opinion and so they agreed.
— Busan metropolis official
One get together official acknowledged the significance of getting the 2 members’ mother and father concerned.
I perceive that we obtained a large amount of assist from the mother and father of the 2 members.
— Ruling get together official
One story that was solely reported was that Park Sung Hoon visited Jimin’s father and held a dialogue with him whereas having wine collectively. Jimin’s father at present runs a restaurant in Daeyeon-dong, Busan. Park Sung Hoon talked about that he was from the identical space of Busan and requested for BTS’s participation.
There is not any star with extra world recognition than BTS. I requested him to do it for the nation.
— Park Sung Hoon
Jimin’s father ended up telling Jungkook’s father in regards to the assembly, and Jungkook’s father additionally acknowledged that he’ll attempt to persuade Jungkook into accepting the supply. After the information formally dropped, Jimin’s father known as Park Sung Hoon to share his happiness.
As an individual from Busan, I’m very glad. Jimin additionally actually likes it.
— Jimin’s father