Today, Prof. Ayman Mahmoud Othman_ Aswan University President_ received Ambassador Yoon Yewa Chul_ Mayor of Gwangju_ South Korea_ and his accompanying delegation at the University Campus in Sahari.
Prof. Ayman Othman welcomed the Korean delegation, and emphasized the deep relationship between Aswan University and Korean universities, through the student exchange of the Korean Language Department at the Faculty of Alsun_ Aswan University, Academic staff, and academic exchange through scientific and research missions between the two parties.
For his part, Aswan University President added that this twinning between the two sides to discuss ways of cooperation helps to find job opportunities for graduates from the Korean Language Department of Aswan University in various cultural, engineering, industrial, commercial, and tourism fields, and this aims to open new avenues for fruitful and constructive cooperation between the two sides.
Mr. Yoon Yewa Chul referred to the warm reception from the Aswan University President, and the meeting witnessed a discussion of many aspects of joint cooperation in all fields with Gwangju, which is the sixth-largest city in South Korea, with a population of 1.5 million people, explaining that it is also considered a modern economic city. and has unique tourism potentials, as well as important industrial capabilities, especially in the field of home air appliances, casting, cars, photonics, renewable energy, artificial intelligence, medical industry, and other industries.
On the other hand, Dr. Ahmed Farman_ Assistant Lecturer at the Faculty of Archeology_ at Aswan University_ explained that the delegation of the South Korean city of Gwangju _ that visited Aswan University today to discuss ways of economic cooperation and investment in the field of tourism and mineral wealth for Aswan and student exchange _ consists of Mr. Yoon Chul _The former ambassador of South Korea in Egypt is currently the ambassador of international relations in Gwangju City, Mr. Lee Jong-hwan – Head of the International Friendship Department in Gwangju City, Mr. Lee Young-jin – Office Manager for Gwangju City, and Mrs. Kim Ho Jin_ Senior Researchers at the Korean Embassy in Cairo. The visit to Aswan University aims to discuss ways of concluding a twinning agreement in the near future between a Korean University in Gwangju City and Aswan University.
At the end of the meeting, the Aswan University’s president and the Mayor of Gwangju exchanged souvenirs in appreciation of the strong cooperation relations between the two sides.