S Korean envoy visits Moheshkhali Island

Diplomatic Correspondent

15 February, 2021 12:00 AM printer

South Korean Ambassador to Bangladesh Lee Jang-keun on Sunday made a visit to Moheshkhali Island in Cox’s Bazar to inspect the Korean government-supported project styled Digital Island Moheshkhali.

The project was implemented with the support of Korea Telecom (KT) and Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) from February 2016 to March 2020.

Aiming to provide improved access to and quality of social service such as education, health and e-commerce to Moheshkhali Island inhabitants, the project started with a tripartite MOU between the Korea Telecom (KT), Bangladesh ICT Division and IOM (International Organization for Migration) in 2016 and was officially launched in April 2017with the presence of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.