ASEAN HALL [COMPLETED] 2019.04.03
On 3 April 2019, as part of a study tour, 35 graduate students from the School of Business- Bogor Agricultural University (SB-IPB) accompanied by Dr. Idqan Fahmi, Vice Dean for Academic Affairs paid a visit to the ASEAN-Korea Centre.
Bogor Agricultural University (IPB) or the Insititut Pertanian Bogor (IPB) was founded in 1963 and is one of the top universities in Indonesia. Moreover, it is the only state-run university with a focus on tropical agriculture and life sciences, some of which consist of strengthening food security, promoting bioenergy, protecting the regional environment and alleviating poverty. Notable alumni include the former President of Republic of Indonesia, Dr. Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, MA, and some former Ministers from the Ministry of Agriculture, and Maritime Affairs and Fisheries.
The welcoming remarks were delivered by H.E. Lee Hyuk, Secretary General of the Centre, followed by a briefing by Mme. Siti Tri Joelyartini on the Centre’s activities and ASEAN-Korea partnership, with a focus on the relations between Indonesia and Korea.
A Q&A roundtable session was then conducted by ASEAN officials to answer any questions the students might have. The ASEAN Officials comprised of Mr. Nongchith Khambounheuang, Head of Trade and Investment Unit, Mr. Phan The Thang, Deputy Head of Information and Data Unit and Mme. Siti Tri Joelyartini, Deputy Head of Development Planning and General Affairs Unit.
The ASEAN Hall of ASEAN-Korea Centre conducts the youth visit program with the aim of raising the awareness of ASEAN and ASEAN-Korea partnership among youths from primary school to university level.