The Kyrgyz Minister of Education and Science met with the South Korean Ambassador in Bishkek to discuss the expansion of educational cooperation.
According to the ECO Cultural Institute, quoting Fars News Agency, Minister of Education and Science of Kyrgyzstan Bolotbek Kupeshev met with Ambassador of South Korea to the Kyrgyz Republic Lee Won-jae to discuss the expansion of educational cooperation.
During the meeting, the Minister of Science congratulated Lee Won-jae on his appointment as new ambassador South Korea to the Kyrgyz Republic and wished him good health and success in his mission, and stressed the development of bilateral relations in the field of science and education between the two countries.
Expressing gratitude for the warm welcome, the Ambassador announced his readiness to develop friendly relations between Kyrgyzstan and South Korea.
He also noted that next year will mark the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries. In this regard, the Korean side intends to strengthen cooperation in some fields of education in this country.
The South Korean ambassador said: "Korea is ready to share experience in information technology as well as digital education.
For his part, the minister announced his readiness to send a Kyrgyz delegation of teachers, university deans, heads of educational institutions, as well as ministry officials to South Korea to be familiarized with the education system as well as with advanced technology in education.
The Minister of Education also stressed the need to reach an intergovernmental agreement to fulfill the goals.
The South Korean ambassador declared that Korea is considering the proposal to sign the agreement.