NCAC, Korean Cultural Centre Sign MoU to Strengthen Cooperation Between Nigeria and South Korea

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JUSTINA OKPANKU
The National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) and the Korean Cultural Centre of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Abuja, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) among other things to establish and encourage an enduring partnership for the development of creative and cultural industries.
The Director General, NCAC, Otunba Segun Runsewe hails the move, saying that the MoU “marks the beginning of greater things to come between the People’s Republic of Korea and the National Council for Arts and Culture.” Runsewe, while listing the benefits of the new relationship, said the MoU is aimed at the desire to improve upon the existing cooperation between the two countries in the fields of culture and the arts via promotion of cultural exchanges.
He said the MoU will also take care of modalities for cooperation between the Embassy of Korea and the National Council for Arts and Culture which aims to facilitate the exchange of participation of artists and arts administrators in organizing conferences, seminars and workshops in both countries.
The signing of this MoU, he said, also means special opportunities will be provided for artists that are deemed relevant to present their works through cultural exchange programmes in both countries.
The Director, Korean Cultural Centre, Mr. Lee Jin Su was also full of excitement with the signing of the MoU. Mr. Su obviously echoes Runsewe in his desire for the MoU, stressed that its timely, as there is no better time to sign the MoU than now. He added that with the cooperation of other members of the Korean Cultural Centre, he will do his best to sustain and improve the relationship between the Embassy of the Republic of Korea and the National Council for Arts and Culture.                        Contact us: just_tours @yahoo.com

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