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President Park Geun-hye (right) receives credentials from new EU Ambassador to Korea Gerhard Sabathil, at Cheong Wa Dae on Sept. 14.

President Park Geun-hye received credentials from six new ambassadors, including that from the European Union, on Sept. 14.

The presentation of letters of credence to the head of state marks the official start of their duty as ambassador to the nation.

During the ceremony, President Park accepted letters of credence from EU Ambassador Gerhard Sabathil, Italian Ambassador March della Seta, Salvadoran Ambassador Milton Alcides Magana Herrera, Swedish Ambassador Anne Hoglund, Sri Lankan Ambassador Manisha Gunasekera and, lastly, French Ambassador Fabien Penone.

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박근혜 대통령(오른쪽)이 스리랑카(위에서부터), 이탈리아, 엘살바도르, 스웨덴, 그리고 프랑스 등 주한대사로부터 신임장을 받고 있다.

President Park Geun-hye (right) receives letters of credence from six new ambassadors to Korea, including those from (from top) Sri Lanka, Italy, El Salvador, Sweden and France.

By Sohn JiAe
Korea.net Staff Writer
Photos: Cheong Wa Dae
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