Nov 20, 2014 | 23:07 PM EST

Ha Ji Won Visits Vietnam As ‘Operation Smile’ Ambassador

BY Staff Reporter

Actress Ha Ji Won visited Vietnam as the ambassador of the international non-governmental organization 'Operation Smile.' KOTRA and hallyu star Ha Ji Won visited Vietnam to attend the 25th anniversary event of Operation Smile Vietnam. Ha Ji Won was selected as the International Smile Ambassador last week, and shared her thoughts on the new role. "One of the most beautiful things in the world is the children's laughter. I am so honored to be the International Smile Ambassador, and I hope I could be of help for the suffering children," Ha Ji Won said. In related news, 'Operation Smile' is an international medical non-governmental organization that provides surgeries to children with innate facial deficiencies free of charge. Actress Ha Ji Won is the first Asian woman who was selected to promote the organization, and a second celebrity to promote the organization after Jackie Chan. Actress Ha Ji Won recently finished filming the movie "Chronicle of a Blood Merchant" with actress Yoon Eun Hye and actor and director Ha Jung Woo. The film "Chronicle of a Blood Merchant" chronicles the blood merchant's life and his women. The film will premiere next year.

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