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Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra will attend the Sunday inauguration of South Korea's first female president, Park Geun-hye, and plans to hail women's empowerment in government, her office said on Saturday. 

The inauguration of Park Geun-hye (right) in South Korea will bring to 17 the number of female heads of government in the world.

During the two-day visit to Seoul, Ms Yingluck "will call on President-Elect Park Geun-hye to join hands in promoting women's empowerment development in the region", said an announcement on the prime minister's web page.

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