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April 24, 2024
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Mr Sungil Son, KOICA Country Director (3RD From left), Mr. Frederick Krah, President, KAAL (5th from Left), Ms Aram Lee, Deputy Country Director KOICA (3RD From right)

KOICA inaugurates alumni association in Monrovia toward strengthening relations between Korea, Liberia

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By Sarafina Christopher

Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) Office said on Thursday that it had inaugurated a new KOICA Alumni Association in Liberia (KAAL) aimed at strengthening bilateral relations and cultural exchange between the two countries.

A statement signed by David Nkwa , IT Specialist at KOICA, indicated that the Alumni included nine participants, who recently returned from a KOICA-sponsored training programme which was held in Seoul.

According to the statement, the training provided for the Liberians is part of Korea’s Official Development Assistance to the Country in Human Capital Development.

Mr Son Sungil, the Country Director of KOICA, Nigeria Office who also doubles as the Regional Director for Liberia and Sierra Leone, in another statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) stated that the relations between Korea and Liberia relations have spanned six decades, “and Korea regards Liberia as a valuable partner.”

The Republic of Korea through KOICA has supported various health security initiatives and livelihood enhancement in Liberia.

The country director who inaugurated the new Alumni, stated that KAAL is expected to help strengthen the economic cooperation, bilateral and cultural exchange between Korea and Liberia.

The participants in the training ww ew re trained on Capacity Building for Survey·Analysis·Utilisation of Educational Statistics.

Others are Convergence Technology Training in Smart Farming and Agricultural Machinery; Digital Capacity Building for Capital Market Development; Economic Growth in the Post-COVID-19 Era; and Capacity Building for Diplomats. (NAN)

(Edited by Emmanuel Yashim)

Philip Daniel Yatai

Principal Correspondent, NAN Abuja
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