ISLAMABAD, A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed by the National University of Modern Languages (NUML) and Human Resource Development Services of Korea (HRD Korea) for the establishment of Pakistan King Sejong Institute here at NUML.
Ambassador of the Republic of Korea Choong-Joo CHOI has also shown his personal interest in the establishment of the institute and assured his full support and co-operation for the institute as well as for further enhancement of bilateral ties, says a press release issued here on Thursday.
In this regard, NUML Rector Maj Gen Masood Hasan and HRDS President Young-Jung signed the MoU. Director General Brig Azam, Registrar Brig M Saeed Akhtar Malik, Director Academics Col Syed Jawaid, Korean Department Head Dr Atif Faraz also attended the signing ceremony.
Speaking at the occasion, NUML Rector, Masood Hasan and Dr. Faraz said that this institute will introduce an effective and efficient Korean studies programme at NUML where Korean language is already functioning.
They said that it will also help improve people-to-people and government-to- government ties, student-teacher exchanges, and job opportunities by developing communication skills in potential Pakistani workers hoping to get employment in Korea and better understanding of the Korean society, culture and economy through Korean language education, new world of knowledge, opportunities and learning for Pakistani students.
The HRDS representative assured that HRDS will provide all the support for the establishment and management of King Sejong Institute like educational material and faculty. He said that the institute would teach Korean language education systematically to those who want to go to Korea for employment as well as will help both countries reinforce mutual cooperation and cultural exchanges through Korean language education in the shape of King Sejong Institute Programme.