Colombo 27th June, 2022– Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) together with Korea Maritime and Port Logistics Research Institute, launched 10 days online training programme; Capacity building for Improvements of Human resources and Ocean related Legal Systems for selected officials from Sri Lankan Navy for the second consecutive year. This training programme is focused to enhance sustainability & competitiveness of the Ocean-related industry in Sri Lanka by improving human resources and ocean-related legal systems.
The main objective of this fellowship programme is to strengthen Sri Lankan Government official’s abilities and provide opportunities for the participants to gain knowledge in their field of interest and to disseminate the knowledge with other local colleagues. In addition, KOICA believe trainees will be able to share Korea’s Development experience and systematic knowledge for the positive policy level changes and improvement of the respective sectors where the participants are involved with.
Speaking at the opening ceremony of the training programme Country Director of KOICA Sri Lanka office, Ms. Kim MyungJin stated “Participants to this training programme will be able to enrich their knowledge with related to the Korea’s experience and improvements of ocean-related legal systems. Not only that but also, you will be able to formulate alternative legal systems to your country. And also, we are aiming to assist participants in enhancing project management skills on developing ocean related systems in the field of maritime, ports and fisheries in Sri Lanka”. Moreover, she encouraged trainees to actively participate in the training. While introducing about the training institute to trainees, Prof. Dong Keun Ryoo further said that it is an honour to manage this training programme and they believe trainees will be able to gain useful knowledge from this online training programme.
KOICA (Korea International Cooperation Agency) contributes to the advancement of international cooperation through various projects that build friendly and collaborative relationships and mutual exchanges between Korea and developing countries and support the economic and social development in developing countries, under the mission of ‘Leave no one behind with People-centred Peace and Prosperity.’ For more information about KOICA, visit www.koica.go.kr.