South Korean Ambassador to Bangladesh Lee Jang-keun said on Wednesday, this year will be momentous in terms of Bangladesh-Korea relations and efforts are underway to further strengthen the relations through joint efforts.
"We want to make it a milestone year," he said while speaking at a programme at the South Korean Embassy in Dhaka.
The ambassador thanked the Korean community in Bangladesh for celebrating 50 years of Bangladesh-South Korea diplomatic relations.
To celebrate and propel the economic success and to celebrate the 50th anniversary of diplomatic ties, the Korean Community Association is gearing up for "Korea Week 2023" - to be held at the International Convention City Bashundhara (ICCB) and Kurmitola Golf Club in Dhaka from February 25 to March 3 with the theme "Stay Strong, March Together".
South Korea is Bangladesh's 5th largest FDI provider with $1.3 billion invested here. Almost 200 South Korean companies have already invested in various sectors in Bangladesh.