Deputy Prime Minister Hong Nam-ki (right) with Skoltech Vice President of Communications Alexei Sitnikov (left). Image by Timur Sabirov.
Earlier today, Deputy Prime Minister of South Korea Hong Nam-ki headed a delegation of high-ranking officials representing the Korean Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Economics to Skolkovo Innovation Center and Skoltech. Members of the Korean Ministry of Science and Technology, the Export-Import Bank of Korea, and Korean diplomats were also a part of the delegation.
This is the first time that a Korean delegation has visited Skoltech, and during the visit the Deputy PM toured the Eastern Ring campus, visiting FabLab, and meeting with Innovation Workshop student groups who talked about their projects. Minister Hong was also given a presentation about Skoltech, its mission, who we are, and what we teach at our Institute.
Skoltech Press Secretary Andrey Shket (far left) gives Minister Hong a tour of Skoltech.
The visit is part of a tour of Russia and earlier this month, the Deputy PM attended the 5th Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok and the 18th meeting of the Korea-Russia Joint Commission on Economic, Scientific and Technological Cooperation.
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