Korea opens mobile science lab at DU

Senior Correspondentbdnews24.com
Published : 25 Sept 2013, 01:33 PM
Updated : 25 Sept 2013, 01:33 PM

South Korea has inaugurated a mobile science laboratory at Dhaka University whose members will visit different schools to make science education popular.

State Minister for Science and Technology Yeafesh Osman opened the lab on Wednesday and lauded Korea’s role in Bangladesh’s development particularly in the modern technology.

Korea’s development arm, KOICA supported development of the lab with the help of the Hanyang University in Korea.

Ambassador Lee Yun-young said his government “always recognizes Bangladesh as one of top priority countries in the region”.

He cited ‘friendly’ relations between the two countries in the last 40 years of diplomatic ties.

Korea is celebrating its 40 years relationship with Bangladesh this year with intense public diplomacy.

Earlier, it inaugurated a ‘Korea corner’ at Dhaka University Central Library to help students studying Korea.

Vice-Chancellor Prof AAMS Arefin Siddiqui acknowledged KOICA’s contribution at his university and hailed the ‘friendship’.

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