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South Korea To Aid Turkmenistan In Remote Sensing Satellite Development

23 April 2019

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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.

Source: SpaceWatch.Global

Image credit: - President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov of Turkmenistan greets President Moon Jae-in of South Korea in Ashgabat on 17 April 2019.

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