Seoul, 28 June 2022 (TDI): The Embassy of Pakistan to the Republic of Korea (ROK) has launched a documentary film portraying the rich heritage of Pakistan.

The Ambassador of Pakistan to South Korea, Nabeel Munir organized the event. In this event, the rich heritage of Pakistan was presented to the people of Korea.

The diplomatic corps and representatives of the Jogye order were there to attend the event. The Jogye Order is the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism and the representative order of traditional Korean Buddhism.

Aside from that tour operators, media groups, and representatives of the Korean Culture Association graced the occasion.

The 12th Ambassador of Pakistan, Mumtaz Zahra Baloch to the Republic of Korea gave an insight into the concept of the documentary.

The documentary was made by the Embassy of Pakistan to the Republic of Korea in collaboration with the Pakistan Business Association Korea (PBA). Zayer Films did the production of the documentary.

The documentary depicted the diverse cultures of Pakistan, different civilizations, as well as the status of Buddhism in Pakistan.

Pakistan also displayed its products of Pakistan at an import goods fair last week to showcase Pakistani products to the Korean people.

Pakistan and the Republic of Korea’s bilateral relationships

In December 1948, when South Korea was officially recognized by the UN General Assembly. Pakistan backed South Korea instead of North Korea.

Moreover, in 1950 during the Korean War, Pakistan provided South Korea with food and medicines, and other reliefs. Pakistan also became a member of the UN Commission of Korea.

When it comes to education, Korea has played a significant role in providing free education to Pakistani students. As of 2022, there are approximately 1500 students studying in different universities in Korea on various scholarships.

Furthermore, many Pakistani students have already obtained their Ph.D. degrees from different Korean universities and are taking their academic paths. Similarly, there are almost 3,500 Pakistani workers working in different positions across the Republic of Korea.

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