Kuwait Times, Wednesday, Mar 08, 2023 | Sha'ban 16, 1444
Kuwait, Korea ink education deal
Kuwait University signed a memorandum of
understanding Tuesday with South Korea’s King Sejeong Institute, a
government-funded institute which assists students worldwide seeking to learn
Korean language and culture. The university’s Acting Director Fahad Al-Rashidi
and the Korean Ambassador to Kuwait Chung Byung-ha were present to seal the
The agreement aims to increase the friendly relations between Korea and Kuwait
through promoting the Korean language and culture. It also entails offering
Korean language courses at Kuwait University.
Also Tuesday, Minister of Housing and Urban Development Ammar Al-Ajmi said South
Korea is an essential partner in Kuwait’s quest to develop its infrastructure.
Kuwait, said Ajmi, could learn a lot from the Asian country’s experience in
building residential cities. The remarks came in a statement to KUNA following
the minister’s meeting with South Korea’s Second Vice-Minister of Land,
Infrastructure and Transport Eo Myeong-so.
Ajmi said the ministry is planning on inking a few deals with South Korea. He
added that the two countries need to further discuss signing bilateral
agreements in several fields, specifically land and infrastructure development.