Korean Ambassador visits BUFT


Staff Reporter :
Park Young-sik, the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Bangladesh, visited BGMEA University of Fashion & Technology (BUFT). During his visit, he met with Mr. Md. Shafiul Islam, Chairman of the Board of Trustees (BoT), in the BoT conference room.

BUFT Chairman provided the Ambassador with a brief history of BUFT and detailed its academic and research initiatives. He highlighted the existing collaboration with Hanseo University and discussed potential future partnerships in education and research, including academic and student exchanges, joint research projects, and opportunities for higher education in Korean universities, particularly in the fields of textiles and fashion.

Additionally, he mentioned the possibility of BUFT participating in skill and capacity development programs supported by the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA).


Chairman of BUFT also underscored the long-standing friendly relations between Bangladesh and Korea, noting Korea’s significant contributions to the socio-economic development of Bangladesh.

He expressed optimism that this bilateral relationship would continue to grow stronger.

Ambassador Park emphasized the importance of fostering entrepreneurship at the university level to contribute to building a “Smart Bangladesh” and enhancing students’ language skills to improve their employment prospects in Korea.