INTER-PARLIAMENTARY COOPERATION BETWEEN TURKMENISTAN AND THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA EXPANDS
On October 28-29, 2019, the visit of the Chairwoman of the Mejlis (Parliament) of Turkmenistan G.Mammedova to the Republic of Korea was held.
During her visit, the Head of Mejlis met with the executives and representatives of various organizations of the Republic of Korea.
On October 28, 2019, a working lunch with the Chairman of the Friendship Group of the National Assembly of the Republic of Korea Park De-chul was held. During the lunch, the parties spoke about the policy of digitalization at various sectors of economy which draws special attention in Turkmenistan. The cooperation opportunities with the involvement of the experience accumulated by the Republic of Korea in the area of digitalization, including the development of legal foundation in this field were discussed.
In the same day, the Head of Mejlis had a meeting with the President of Seoul National University Oh Se-Jung. The parties noted with satisfaction the strengthening of ties in the area of education, in particular the signing of the Memorandum of Cooperation between the Seoul National University and the Turkmen State University named after Makhtumkuli in April 2019.
In addition, a meeting was held in the King Sejong Institute during which the representatives of the Institute stated the adherence to the promotion of Korean culture in the world, including the studying of Korean language. The parties noted the timeliness of opening the Center of King Sejong in Turkmenistan.
In the evening, the working dinner with the Executive of the National Agency of Information Society Moon York-Shik was held. During the meeting, the cooperation opportunities in the area of digitalization were regarded.
On October 29, 2019, the Chairwoman of Mejlis of Turkmenistan had a meeting with the Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Korea Mun Hye San in the premises of the National Assembly. During the meeting which was held in a friendly atmosphere, the parties regarded the current state of the inter-parliamentary ties and the opportunities for developing cooperation between the parliamentarians of the two countries.
Then the Head of Mejlis met with the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education Yoo Eun-Hae. The parties highly appraised the current state of relations between the two countries in the area of education, particularly the opening of the Korean Education Center named after King Sejong. The interest to master the Korean language in Turkmenistan was mentioned.