Korea assures SL of job creation, vocational training and investment opportunities

Korea assures SL of job creation, vocational training and investment opportunities - BPN TODAY

Speaker of the National Assembly of South Korea Park Byeong-Seug this week assured his Government will support Sri Lanka’s employment generation, vocational training and investment.

This expression of support was conveyed by Park when he called on President Gotabaya Rajapaksa during his visit to Sri Lanka.

Park is the Speaker of the 21st National Assembly of the Republic of Korea.

According to President Media, Rajapaksa has said there is ample scope for investment opportunities in Sri Lanka due to its strategic location in the region and requested Park to encourage leading Korean companies to explore investment opportunities.

Nearly 22,000 Sri Lankans are employed in South Korea and they are happily contributing to the workforce. Park told the President that steps would be taken to fulfil the request made to increase the quota provided for employment for Sri Lankans in South Korea.

The South Korean Speaker also agreed to provide assistance to enhance vocational training opportunities in Sri Lanka and further stated that he would be willing to provide assistance to meet the present needs of the country.

Member of the National Assembly Jung Pilmo, Korean Ambassador Jeong Woonjin, Foreign Minister Prof. G.L. Peiris, Secretary to the President Gamini Senarath and Foreign Secretary Admiral Prof. Jayanath Colombage were also present.

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