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Seminar on the 25th Anniversary of Korea- Tanzania Diplomatic Relations
Marking 25 years of diplomatic ties between Korea and Tanzania, the Embassy of the Republic of Korea to the United Republic of Tanzania, and the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania and STEPI co-hosted the commemorative seminar on 28th April, 2017 at the Julius Nyerere International Convention Center in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

The opening session of the workshop was graced by His Excellency Ambassador Geum-Young Song, the Korean Ambassador in Tanzania, Dr. Jung Won Lee, the Vice President of STEPI, and Dr. Raphael Chibunda, the Director of Science, Technology and Innovation representing the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Science, Technology of Tanzania.

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His Excellency Ambassador Geum-Young Song, Korean Ambassador to Tanzania opened the event and welcomed all the guests. Then, Dr. Jong Guk Song, the President of STEPI delivered congratulatory remarks and Ms. Anisa Mbega, the Director of Diaspora in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, East Africa Cooperation and International Cooperation in Tanzania presented opening remarks afterwards.

Right after the group photo time, the main session began with the first speaker, Eng. Victor Seff, Project Manager-Bilateral Donor Financed Project, Tanzania National Roads Agency. He talked about bilateral cooperation between Korea and Tanzania in the field of infrastructure. The main session continued in the following order: ▲ “Korea’s EDCF Projects in Tanzania” by Ms. Hyeon-Jeong Choi, the Deputy Chief of Representative Office in Dar es Salaam from Korea Exim Bank▲ “Korea-Tanzania Cooperation in the Fields of Education, Science and Technology” by Dr. Hassan Mshinda, the Director General of the Commission for Science and Technology in Tanzania ▲ “Korea’s KOICA Projects in Tanzania” by Mr. Joonsung Park, the Country Director of KOICA ▲ “Korea-Tanzania STI Policy Cooperation” byProf. Johng-Ihl Lee, the Professor of SUNY Korea▲ “Looking back at 25 years of Bilateral cooperation and Suggestions for Future Cooperation” by Prof. MohabeNyirabu,the Professor of Department of Political Science & Public Administration, University of Dar es Salaam ▲ “Ways to Further Enhance Bilateral Trade and Investment”byWoohyung Jun, the Director of KOTRA.

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The seminar provided an opportunity to celebrate past achievements and to further develop future bilateral cooperation.

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