September 29, 2015
A forum on Korea-Africa relations sponsored by the Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Korea-Africa Future Strategy Centre was held in Seoul on the 22nd September. Sierra Leone was represented at this forum by H.E. Omrie Michael Golley, the country’s ambassador to the Republic of Korea.
Having as its theme ‘Overview of the past and outlook on the future’, the forum explored Korea’s diplomatic and business relationship with African countries since her independence, and sought to explore ways in which this relationship could be nurtured and sustained in the future.
The day-long session featured contributions from senior officials of the Korean government, including officials from the Ministries of Trade, Agriculture, ICT, Energy and Foreign Affairs, as well as senior academics from Korea’s leading universities and institutions.
Invited guests included African heads of mission in Seoul, Korean government ministers, leading officials of public and private corporations, academics and students.