Lotte Group Donates W4 Billion for Ferry Victims

Shin Dong-bin Shin Dong-bin

Lotte Group on Tuesday donated W4 billion to the Community Chest of Korea to support the victims of the ferry disaster and build up the national safety infrastructure.

Lotte is the ninth conglomerate to make donations to a fund that Korea's five big business lobbies agreed to establish on May 20, bringing the total to W58 billion.

"We extend our condolences and sympathies to all victims of the ferry disaster and their families," Lotte Group chairman Shin Dong-bin said. "Lotte Group is joining efforts to make Korea safe and accident-free."

englishnews@chosun.com / May 28, 2014 12:57 KST