Bangladeshi students in Korea urged to contribute to country

Staff Correspondent

2 October, 2018 12:00 AM printer

Bangladeshi students studying in different institutes in South Korea have been urged to play roles in the development of the country.

Bangladesh Ambassador to South Korea Abida Islam made the call while addressing a seminar held in Seoul on Sunday.

The Embassy of Bangladesh in Seoul organised the seminar as part of holding the country’s Development Fair styled ‘Possible role of Bangladeshi students studying in Korea in the development of Bangladesh’.

About 80 Bangladeshi students studying in different Korean universities participated in the event.

Bangladeshi Students’ Association in Korea (BSAK), an organisation of Bangladeshi students in Korea assisted the embassy to arrange the seminar.

In her speech, Ambassador Abida called upon the Bangladeshi students to make greater contribution to the economic development of Bangladesh.

She welcomed the students giving an overview of the socio-economic development of Bangladesh.

After her speech, Abida invited the students to discuss on different issues related to the development of Bangladesh.

In the programme, the speakers made presentations on the issues of industry and commerce, education, research, IT research, Korean investment in Bangladesh and tourism, cultural differences between Bangladesh and Korea, agriculture, biological research, and the role of women.

The speakers also suggested fostering deeper cooperation in the education sector with Korea.

The presentations captured the issues related to education system, economy, research, and development of Bangladesh as well as of Korea.