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Union Minister for Information and party visit ASEAN-Korea Centre and K’ARTS

Union Minister for Information Dr. Pe Myint poses for a photo together with officials from the ASEAN-Korea Centre in Seoul yesterday. Photo: MNA
Union Minister for Information Dr. Pe Myint poses for a photo together with officials from the ASEAN-Korea Centre in Seoul yesterday. Photo: MNA

Union Minister for Information Dr. Pe Myint and delegation visited ASEAN-Korea Centre and Korea National University of Arts (K’ARTS) in Seoul, Republic of Korea, and met with officials yesterday.
In the morning, Union Minister and delegation met with ASEAN-Korea Centre Secretary General H.E. Lee Hyuk and party at ASEAN-Korea Centre where Mr. Lee said ASEAN-Korea Centre is working towards all round development of ASEAN region, starting from media sector as well as travel sector. As motion picture plays an important role in the development of Republic of Korea, the effort of Myanmar aiming towards similar development is welcomed and will help and support it, said Mr. Lee. Union Minister, in return, said the Myanmar delegation includes government ministerial departments, Nay Pyi Taw development council, Myanmar Motion Picture Organisation and movie producers, and will continue the close cooperation.
Next, the Union Minister and delegation visited the culture and arts items of ASEAN and Republic of Korea displayed in the building and took commemorative photos.
In the afternoon, they went to K’ARTS, met and discussed with department heads led by President Kim Bongryol on subjects taught, difficulties faced in teaching and learning, assessments for entry to the university, job search assistance after completion of university, reason for becoming a successful university, opportunity to attend the university under the Art Major Asian (AMA) Scholarship Programme and status of continuing cooperation.
The university is one and only university under Republic of Korea Ministry of Culture (Sports and Tourism) having six departments – Music, Drama, Film, TV and Multimedia, Dance, Visual Art, Traditional Arts – with 135 lecturers, a thousand external instructors and teaching 3,500 students, including three from Myanmar for four-year degrees as well as 2-3 years long post-graduate courses. Many graduates of the university are famous and successful artistes in Korea, it is learnt. In the evening, the Union Minister and delegation left Republic of Korea by air and was seen off at Incheon International Airport by Myanmar Ambassador to Republic of Korea Thura U Thet Oo Maung and officials. The Union Minister and delegation arrived back to Yangon later in the night. — MNA

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