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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 12:13 - Updated Thu, 18 Jun 2015 12:18

South Korea University to gain Angolan Study Centre soon

Luanda - The South Korean University of Dankuk whose syllabuses include the Portuguese language will soon set up an Angola Studies Centre.

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South Korea: Angholan ambassador, Albino Malungo

Photo: Cortesia da embaixada angolana na Coreia do Sul

The information is contained in a press release from the Embassy of Angola to South Korea that reached Angop on Thursday.

According to the source, the Angolan ambassador to South Korea, Albino Malungo, and the principal of Dankuk University, Chang Hosung, signed in Seoul an agreement for the launch of the Angola Studies Centre.

The release states that the centre will facilitate bilateral exchange and strengthening of relations at academic, economic and cultural levels, through the annual publication of books on Angola in Korean language.

The centre will also run conferences, lectures and exchange of visits between researchers from both countries.

The deal also makes provisions for the granting of scholarships for Angolan students.

Ambassador Albino Malungo will be the honorary director of the centre that will have five researchers, a support secretariat for administration, academic events, running of the homepage and other activities.

The centre’s consultative committee will comprise seven members led by a former South Korean ambassador to Angola.

The Angola Embassy in Seoul will contribute Usd 200,000 a year worth of didactic material for the centre.

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