Culture minister, Korean ambassador discuss cooperation

8.Culture minister, Korean ambassador discuss cooperation
Minister of Culture Haifa Najjar is pictured with the Korean ambassador, Lee Jae-wan, in Amman on Wednesday. (Photo: Petra)
AMMAN — Minister of Culture Haifa Najjar on Tuesday discussed with Korean ambassador Lee Jae-wan prospects of cultural cooperation between the two countries and means of enhancing them. اضافة اعلان

Najjar said that her ministry is committed to boosting Jordanian-Korean cultural ties through renewing a joint cultural cooperation agreement.  Jordan had signed the first cultural cooperation agreement with the Republic of Korea in Seoul in 1977, and in 2018 agreed to an exchange program in education, higher education, culture, antiquities, media, and the field of sports, which was signed for the 2018-2020 period.

In turn, the Korean ambassador emphasized that his country will continue to support Jordan in its endeavors to bring about peace and prosperity in the region, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.

He said that 2022 will mark the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries, expressing hope of continued and comprehensive cooperation and partnership between the two sides in upcoming years.

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