Korean Ambassador Pays Courtesy Call on Vice-Chancellor



Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Ebenezer Oduro Owusu (left) with the Korean Ambassador, Lyeo Woon-Ki

The Korean Ambassador to Ghana, His Excellency, Ambassador Lyeo Woon-Ki, has paid a courtesy call on the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Ebenezer Oduro Owusu.  

Ambassador Lyeo Woon-Ki congratulated Prof. Ebenezer Oduro Owusu on his appointment as Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ghana. He underscored Korea’s bilateral relations with Ghana and the need to further strengthen cooperation with the University. He disclosed plans to secure an independent space at the University of Ghana to commence a project under the name “Korea Corner”.

The Project he noted will strengthen the relations between the Government of Korea and the University of Ghana, as well as promote Korean studies in Ghana, enhance the understanding of Korea, and provide easy access to Korea-related publications, films, multimedia content, devices and art collections.

He said future plans at the University will evolve from the “Korea Corner” project into a “Korea Language Centre”, for effective Korean language studies.

In his response, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Ebenezer Oduro Owusu, stressed the importance for a strengthened partnership between Korea and the University of Ghana. He informed Ambassador Lyeo Woon-Ki about the establishment of a Centre for Asian Studies at the University and assured him that the University will work at preparing the necessary grounds to facilitate successful cooperation with Korea with regards to the “Korea Corner” Project.

The Korean Ambassador made a gift presentation to Prof. Ebenezer Oduro Owusu. He was accompanied by Shin Min-cheol, Consul at the Embassy of the Republic of Korea. 


Ambassador Lyeo Woon-Ki making a presentation to Prof. Ebenezer Oduro Owusu



A group photograph taken shortly after the visit