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Philippines, South Korea agree to boost broadcasting skills

Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar and Minister of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism Do Jonghwan sign the memorandum of understanding on the cooperation between the two countries in the field of broadcast in Seoul, South Korea on June 5, 2018. The cooperation aims to enhance capabilities in the field of broadcasting and to undertake joint or individual activities and programs that would help strengthen cooperation.


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SEOUL — The Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) and the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST) of the Republic of Korea on Tuesday, June 5, inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Cooperation in the Field of Broadcasting.

The two government agencies seek to cooperate for the purpose of mutual staff visits, training, and exchange in the field of broadcasting.

Under the agreement, PCOO and MCST aim to enhance capabilities in the field of broadcasting and to undertake joint or individual activities and programs that would help strengthen cooperation.

In addition, the MOU aims to create favorable conditions for the broad and free dissemination of information to further increase the knowledge and understanding about the life and culture of both countries.

Both sides will likewise provide assistance in the training of personnel in the field of broadcasting and encourage cooperation between the educational and research institutions and organizations.

The MOU was signed by Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar and Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Do Jong-hwan during a ceremony at the Business Center of Lotte Hotel here.

Secretary Andanar is one of the Cabinet officials who accompanied President Rodrigo Roa Duterte in his three-day Official Visit to South Korea. PND