South Korea To Aid Turkmenistan In Remote Sensing Satellite Development
23 April 2019
South Korean President Moon Jae-in visited Turkmenistan last week as part of a tour of Central Asian republics, and pledged South Korean expertise in helping the country to develop its first remote sensing satellite.
At a signing ceremony on 17 April 2019 in Ashgabat, the capital city of Turkmenistan, Yoo Young-min, the South Korean minister for Science and Information and Communications Technology, and Tahyrberdi Durhanov, the Turkmen minister for Industry and Communication, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) covering a number of projects including the sharing of 5G network technology and the development of a remote sensing satellite.
Image credit: tdh.gov.tm. - President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov of Turkmenistan greets President Moon Jae-in of South Korea in Ashgabat on 17 April 2019.