Myongji University in Korea in collaboration with the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Korea, will be sending a student delegation to Sri Lanka from 20th – 27th January, 2014.
The delegation consists of Professor Bell J.C. Park, a faculty member of the International Trade Department of the Business Administration College at Myognji University, and 15 university students whose major interest is international trade business.
The objective of the visit is to promote greater understanding through enhancement of economic, educational, technical and cultural cooperation between students of Korea and Sri Lanka. On the first day of their stay in Sri Lanka, the delegation will visit Sri Lanka’s KOICA and KOTRA offices as courtesy calls for the country representatives. Additionally, the Korean students will get an opportunity to visit two of Sri Lanka’s universities, University of Colombo and University of Peradeniya, for the purpose of exchanging cultural experiences and discussing the possibility of signing a Memorandum of Understanding between the Sri Lankan universities and Myognji University.
The Export Development Board of Sri Lanka has arranged an interactive session with its member companies along with a progamme to educate the Korean students about exportable products of Sri Lanka. In addition to meeting the Export Development Board, the delegation will visit the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce and the National Chamber of Commerce as an opportunity to build a stronger relationship with the Sri Lankan chambers.
\Prior to their departure to Sri Lanka, the delegation met the Sri Lankan Ambassador to South Korea, Mr. Tissa Wijeratne,at the Sri Lanka Embassy in Seoul.