[Lee Sang-heon Park Ye-jin reporter] Lee Sang-heon, a member of the National Assembly’s Culture, Sports and Tourism Committee, announced on the 24th that he visited Pakistan and held an e-sports goods presentation.
Representative Lee Sang-heon signed a contract to present 50 sets of fighting game levers worth 10 million won to Pakistan’s amateur and youth athletes to cooperate with Korea-Pakistan e-sports exchange and promote friendship.
Pakistan is well known to Korean e-sports fans as a global power of fighting games ‘Tekken’. Recently, in the global e-sports competition ‘EVO 2022’ in Las Vegas, Korea’s representative Tekken player ‘Knee’ Bae Jae-min and Pakistan ‘Khan’ Liman Khan faced.
The finals were held early in time as a time difference with the local area, but it received a lot of attention in Korea.
The ceremony was held at the Pakistan Islama Bad Serena Hotel, attended by Pakistan Tekken Pro-gamer Villal and Ambassador Seo Sang-pyo. Villal is known as the representative ‘Korean Tong’, which helped Korean tekken players helped when visiting Pakistan.
Villal said, I am very happy to sign a contract today.
Representative Lee Sang-heon said, Fighting game is the prototype of esports, he said. did.
The issue of visa issuance was also discussed. Considering that Pakistan’s e-sports athletes are difficult to get a visa in Korea, Lee and Ambassador promised to actively work on solving problems such as team-level battery training or short-term visa issuance for the purpose of participating in the competition.
Meanwhile, lawmaker Lee Sang-heon also announced that he will hold the National Assembly’s Chairman Tekken Contest to revitalize the fighting game e-sports. Before leaving Pakistan, Kim Jin-pyo, the chairman of the National Assembly, explained the purpose and asked for the competition.
The competition is scheduled to be held in November, and specific contents such as how to apply will be announced later.