Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and KOICA Bangladesh Alumni Association (KBAA) have celebrated45 years of friendship between Bangladesh and South Korea, reports UNB.
At the annual event of the year “KBAA AGM 2018” held at a city hotel on Thursday night, knowledge and experience acquired in Korea were shared.Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzaman Noor attended the function as the chief guest.
He appreciated KOICA’s contribution to various sectors of Bangladesh, particularly for advancing its rich culture and heritage.
Nazrul Islam, Secretary, Ministry of Road, Transport and Bridges, and Zahidul Haque, Additional Secretary (Asia Wing Chief), Economic Relations Division, who attended the programme as special guests, appreciated the invitational fellowship programmes conducted by KOICA.
They said Bangladesh is looking towards to Korea for its greater role in economic growth in Bangladesh, primarily through Korean investments and economic cooperation. Monzur Hossain, Chairman, Rupali Bank Ltd, who is also the President of the KBAA, encouraged all to strengthen relationship between Korea and Bangladesh.
He underlined that the KOICA alumni members strengthen and continue to develop a robust bridge between Korea and Bangladesh.
Joe Hyun-Gue, Country Director of KOICA Bangladesh Office, warmly welcomed all the government officials and highlighted how KBAA has achieved the remarkable operational success since its establishment.