On Tuesday, Nigeria and North Korea, signed an agreement to encourage the exchange of knowledge between the public sectors of both countries on ICT using modern technology.

The nine-point statement of agreement was read out by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dr Martin Uhomoihbi and Mr Rio Myong San, Vice Minister of Trade of DPRK At the end of the 4th Session of the Nigeria-Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) meeting.

Both countries also agreed on an education cooperation agreement to promote exchange of visits between university lecturers and educationists from both countries, under which university professors and technicians from both countries could carry out joint research projects in each other’s institutions in the fields of science and technology, agriculture, geology, oil and gas, industrial technology and others.

The new agreement is an improvement on the relation between Nigeria and North Korea that was established May 25, 1976.


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Odunayo Eweniyi Author

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