South Korea to train Angolan telecommunications and IT staff

22 June 2010

Luanda, Angola, 22 June – South Korea is to train Angolan technicians from the telecommunications and information technology sector, under the terms of an agreement signed Monday in Luanda, Angolan news agency Angop reported.

The agreement was signed by Angola’s Telecommunications and Information Technologies Minister, José Carvalho da Rocha, and by the president of the South Korean Communication Commission, Choi see Joong.

At the time, Carvalho da Rocha said that telecommunications and IT were an important factors for the reconstruction and development of Angola.

In his turn, the South Korean Communications representative said that his country was ready to provide training and information and telecommunications technology to Angola.

He noted that radio broadcasting was one of the areas, along with training, in which South Korea could support Angola and added that the agreement signed was also part of preparations to transition the analogue system to digital, which will begin in 2012 in Angola. (macauhub)