Thu 10 2016 11:47:49
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- On 5 October 2016, the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), the Ministry of Labor of the Republic of Uzbekistan, and Hyundai Engineering Co., Ltd. signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).
Within the MOU, the sides will establish close cooperation in promoting the economic development of Uzbekistan and in activating economic cooperation between Korea and Uzbekistan.
The signing ceremony was held at the Ministry of Labor of the Republic of Uzbekistan and was attended by Kim In Shik, President of KOICA, Kwon Yong Woo, Ambassador of Korea to Uzbekistan, Aziz Abdukhakimov, Minister of Labor of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Song Dong Joon, Director of Hyundai Engineering Uzbekistan Office, and Im Jeong Hee, Director of KOICA Uzbekistan Office.
The purpose of this MOU is to facilitate mutual cooperation among KOICA, the Ministry of Labor of the Republic of Uzbekistan, and Hyundai Engineering in effectively carrying out a range of development assistance projects and social contribution activities in Uzbekistan, based on each organization’s respective specialties.
According to the MOU, the three organizations will mutually cooperate on i) the employment of those who completed the educational training at KOICA’s vocational training centers in Uzbekistan; ii) the promotion of social contribution activities to be undertaken in Uzbekistan; iii) the development of curriculum for the vocational training centers and the utilization of human and material resources; iv) the sharing of information related to vocational training and exchange of human resources; and v) other matters deemed necessary for mutual cooperation.
Some of the graduates who completed the educational training at KOICA’s vocational training centers in Uzbekistan will be provided with opportunities for on-the-job training (OJT) at Hyundai Engineering, and the successful candidates will be employed by Hyundai Engineering. This MOU will assist the graduates of KOICA’s vocational training centers in obtaining valuable job opportunities and further enable Hyundai Engineering to secure excellent technical professionals.
President of KOICA Kim In Shik mentioned that KOICA is delighted to act as a bridge between the two organizations and that KOICA will continue to serve as a “platform for development cooperation” for Korean enterprises and the government of Uzbekistan.