The Ambassador of the Republic of Korea, Suh Sangpyo called upon the Federal Minister for National Heritage and Culture Division,  and for Federal Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood in Islamabad.

Shafqat Mahmood was accompanied by his core teams from both the Ministries under his portfolio. Suh Sangpyo discussed with Shafqat Mahmood the rich Buddhist heritage that exists in Pakistan and the need for its preservation.

Ambassador Suh Sangpyo stated that the National Cultural Heritage Administration of the Republic of Korea is in the process of signing a Memorandum of Understanding with the National Heritage and Cultural Division of the Government of Pakistan for an initial grant of USD 4 Million that will focus upon the preservation of Gandhara Buddist Heritage.

Suh Sangpyo also shared with Shafqat Mahmood that 1500 Pakistani graduate students are currently studying in the Republic of Korea and he sees this as an opportunity to increase the educational collaboration and student to student exchanges between both countries in the fields of IT, engineering and similar skills based educational programs.

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