His Excellency Mr. Mohammed bin Mazyad Al-Tuwaijri, the Minister of Economy and Planning and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Center for Strategic Development (CSD), has signed a memorandum of cooperation (MoC) between the Center and Korea Development Institute ( KDI).

His Excellency Mr. Mohammed bin Mazyad Al-Tuwaijri, the Minister of Economy and Planning and Chairman of CSD’s Board of Directors, has signed a memorandum of cooperation between the Center and KDI in Seoul, the Republic of South Korea, on Wednesday 22/10/1440 AH – 26/06/2019. The MoC aims to activate research cooperation and knowledge exchange between both entities. The scope of this MoC includes competencies development, and exchange in activities and programs relevant to joint research.

In addition, the MoC employs knowledge exchange frameworks, education and learning opportunities (degree and internship programs), and institutional development initiatives. It contains multiple implementational measures to facilitate an overall framework that includes: Exchange of subject matter expert visits, transfer of relevant knowledge between both parties and joint coordination to organize symposiums , conferences, workshops and training seminars.

The signing of this MoC took place during the official visit of HRH Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, the Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and the Minister of Defense to Seoul.

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