Islamabad, A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed on Monday between National University of Modern Languages (NUML) and Human Resource Development Service of Korea (HRD Korea) for the establishment of Pakistan King Sejong Institute at NUML.
The MOU was signed by the Rector Maj Gen (R) Masood Hasan from NUML side and by Mr. Young-Jung, SONG, the President of HRD Korea from the Korean side, says a press release.
Mr. Worl-Jae LIM, the center in charge of HRDKorea in Pakistan presented the MOU on the President’s behalf. Rector NUML Maj Gen (R) Masood Hasan while talking to HRD Korea representative said that “it is our proud privilege that NUML is the only university in the entire country where such a professional language institute is being launched to supplement the already functioning Korean Language department”.
Speaking at the occasion, Head of Korean Department Dr Atif Faraz said that the establishment of the institute will introduce an effective and efficient Korean studies at the campus and it will help enhancing the friendly ties between the two countries.
Moreover, the institute will help improving people to people and govt. to govt. ties, student-teacher exchanges, job opportunities by developing communication skills in potential Pakistani workers hoping to get employment in Korea and better understanding of Korean society, culture and economy through Korean language education. Finally, the institute introduces a new world of knowledge, opportunities and learning for Pakistani students, he added.
Moreover, the Pakistan King Sejong Institute at NUML is being established by the collaboration of three parties and they are NUML, Korean Embassy in Islamabad and HRDKorea.
HRD Korea will provide all the support for establishment and management of King Sejong Institute under the patronage of Korean Embassy. It will provide all the educational material and faculty for institute.
The signature ceremony was also attended by the Director General Brig Azam Jaml, Registrar Brig (R) M. Saeed Akhtar Malik, Director Academics Col (R) Syed Jawaid, Head of Korean Department Dr Atif Faraz and other officials.