Korean Cultural Centre Trains Diplomats, Embassies On Cuisine

Korean Cultural Centre Trains Diplomats, Embassies On Cuisine

By Joel Ajayi

As part of its determination to promote a symbiotic relationship among the countries  in Nigeria, the Korean Cultural Center Nigeria, KCCN, have commenced training diplomats from embassies on food and Cuisine.

KCCN brought together the diplomats from different embassies and the Nigeria community to teach them and introduce Korean food to them on Thursday in Abuja the Nigeria Capital Territory.

The initiative was an opportunity to examine the thriving cultural relationship between embassies through introduction of different types of food and another way to ensure an enduring mutually beneficial and symbiotic partnership.

Nigeria and Korea republic indeed have years of international relations in the areas of: sport, politics, trade, investment, aid, technology, science, culture, education, health and military

While speaking excitedly, Director of KCCN Kim Chang Ki said the aim was to introduce Korean food to embassies and Nigerian families.

According to him, we want to introduce Korean food to Nigerian family and people, I am aware Nigerian like drama, dance already so, and we want to introduce Korean food as well.

“Today, we have four embassies in attendant, we have England, Cuba, Philippines and Ecuador, though we invited eight but four of them showed up and it’s going to be monthly.”

Speaking on Nigeria Culture he revealed that Nigeria culture is good and we want to consolidate on that.

As for the participant from British Embassy Becky Green said she like flavor of the Korean food: “I love it I am very grateful to be part of it, thumb up for KCCN for the excellent job.”

On his own, the Deputy Chief of Mission and Consul General Philippine Embassy Roderico Atienza commended the Korean embassy saying the initiative will no doubt go a long way to cement more relationship among diplomats and embassies.  “I feel fortunate to be part of this.”