Díli, 12th February 2019: HE the Prime-Minister, Taur Matan Ruak, welcomed the South Korean Ambassador to Timor-Leste, Lee Chin-Bum, who was accompanied by the Director of KOICA, Kim Sikhyon and Korean Language volunteer teachers, this Monday, in the Government Palace, in Díli.
During the meeting, the South Korean ambassador and the Agency of KOICA inform the Chief of Government regarding the commitment of the South Korean Government to help Timor-Leste in the area of professional training, by sending 30 Korean volunteer teachers, who have already been assigned this year, to teach in 10 Vocational Technical Schools spread around Díli, Lautém, Covalima, Liquiçá, Bobonaro and Baucau.
The South Korean Embassy plans to send 50 more Korean volunteer teachers, as well as sending another 50 IT teachers, including computers, to teach interested young people in the 11 municipalities, in the capital, Díli, and in the Special Administrative Region of Oecússe-Ambeno to prepare the Timorese Youth to meet the labour market’s demands.
The Chief of Government appreciates the commitment of the South Korean Government and their agency in Timor-Leste, KOICA, for the support that’s being given to Timor-Leste, by providing vacancies and job opportunities for Timorese. END