Korean delegation meets Sanam Lyonpo

June 3, Thimphu: A four member delegation from the Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology (KRIBB) led by Dr. Jang-Seong Kim, the President met with the Hon’ble Sanam Lyonpo, Yeshey Penjor.

The delegation is in the country to sign a memorandum of understanding on technical cooperation between the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests and KRIBB. An agreement on the Access and Benefit Sharing will also be signed between the National Biodiversity Centre and KRIBB during their stay from 3-6 June.

KRIBB is a research institute established since 1985 under the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (MOTIE), Republic of Korea. Its vision is to carry out R&D and related projects in the field of bioscience and biotechnology in joint effort and to disseminate the results of the scientific research and technological development. The Ministry has been collaborating in the area of capacity building and shares a very close relationship with KRIBB since 2012.

-ICTD

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