Consolidating on his mandate, the Ambassador-Designate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to the Republic of Korea, His Excellency, Ambassador Ali M. Magashi paid a courtesy call on President of the Korea Africa Foundation (KAF), His Excellency, Ambassador Lyeo Woon-Ki. The visit is geared towards deepening existing ties between the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the Republic of Korea.
The Korea-Africa Foundation (KAF) was established in June 2018 as an affiliate of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Korea, with the mission of promoting genuine partnership with the African continent in political, economic, cultural, academic and other various areas.
By pursuing comprehensive research and fostering professionals on Africa, KAF aims to serve as a platform for collaboration between the private and public sectors, strengthen exchange and cooperation with African countries and enhance mutual understanding so that Korean youth, businesses and organizations can explore a new dimension of possibilities together with the African continent that is dynamically unfolding its boundless potential.
Furthermore, the Korea Africa Foundation is aimed towards achieved the following objectives;
- Trend analysis and research by country, region, and theme
- Education and promotion for Korea-Africa mutual understanding
- Support for Korea-Africa exchange and cooperation: private sector and organizations
- Other programs determined necessary in achieving the objectives of the Korea-Africa Foundation Act