KOICA President due Jan 20 to discuss dev, Rohingya issue

Dhaka, Jan 16 (UNB) – President of Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) Lee Mi-kyung arrives here on January 20 on a four-day visit to discuss development cooperation between Bangladesh and South Korea through KOICA and visit Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar.

She will lead a six-member high-level delegation, said an official on Wednesday.

It will be the first-ever visit of KOICA’s President in Bangladesh after starting its programme here since 1993.

During her visit, she is scheduled to have a meeting with Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal to discuss ways to strengthen bilateral development cooperation.

The KOICA President will also observe the KOICA’s development programme in Bangladesh and visit the Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar to see the current situation.

She will also attend a programme through which gas cooker donation will be handed over to Rohingya refugees.

The delegation members are Chingsung Chung, Professor, Seoul National University, Korea, Byung-gwan Kim, Director General, Multilateral Cooperation and Humanitarian Assistance Department, Donghyun Lee, Director General, Office of the President Sang Jin Park, Director General, Public Relations and Communications Department, Dong sung Seo, Director, Multilateral Cooperation and Humanitarian Assistance Department and Daseul Park of Public Relations and Communications Department.