On December 7, his agency Tree J Company confirmed the news.
Choi Moon-soon, the governor of Gangwon-do said, "Actor Jang has played a key role in bridging cultures in Korea, China, Japan, and many parts of Asia. So we have high expectations from him."
According to Tree J Company, "Jang Keun Suk will promote the Winter Olympics and encourage involvement in the Paralympics during his concerts in Osaka, Tokyo in Japan next January.
Jang Keun Suk also promised to buy 2,018 tickets to watch the Winter Olympics game with his 2,018 fans.
The agency added, "Actor plans to watch ice hockey tournament with his fans to help the success of PyeongChang Winter Olympics."
Appointment ceremony for Honorary Ambassador is set to be held on December 8, in the provincial office of Gangwon-do.
(Credit= SBS funE, 'AsiaPrinceJKS0804' Facebook)