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Korean Ambassador pays courtesy call to CS Kobia

Korean Ambassador pays courtesy call to CS Kobia

Korean1Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Kenya, Mr Young Dae Kwon, today paid a courtesy call to the Cabinet Secretary for Public Service, Youth and Gender Affairs, Prof. Margaret Kobia, at her Harambee House office.
During the visit, Amb Dae Kwon was accompanied by the Korean International Corporation Agency, Country Director Ms. HyeYoung Shin.
The two discussed on a wide range of possible collaborations between the Ministry and the Korean Republic.
During the talks, the Ambassador informed the CS on the impending State Visit to the country by the Korean Prime Minister scheduled to take place from 19th - 20th July, 2018, as part of an African tour.
He further stated that the visit will provide an opportunity to discuss a wide range of issues of mutual interest at the bilateral, continental and multilateral levels.
Ambassador Kwon also invited Prof. Kobia to grace a dinner event for civil servants who have been trained in Korean Universities to be held on 20th July, 2018 at a Nairobi hotel.
In her response, Prof. Kobia expressed her ministry’s eagerness to learn from Korea’s rich experience in various fields, citing extensive use of ICT in Public Service, Performance Management and otherKorean 2 areas.

Pointing out the need to deepen collaboration with the Kenya School of Government under the Ministry, Prof. Kobia emphasized the need for more advanced training of public servants on specialized areas.
Kenya and the Republic of Korea are cooperating in areas of trade through the establishment of the Joint Economic Commission, education, health and ICT. The two countries have agreed to undertake projects in Transport, ICT, Agriculture, Health, Education and Science and Technology.
There have been several high-level visits between the two countries; notably the recent visit to Kenya from 30th May to 1st June 2016 by H.E. Park Geun-hye- the former President of the Republic of Korea.
Her visit to the country strenghthened bilateral relations in various fields including trade, investment, ICT, education, transport, infrastructure, agriculture and science and technology. A total of eight Government to Government Memoranda of Understanding were signed during the visit.

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