A delegation from Korea visited the National History Museum of Kyrgyzstan, the museum reports. Museum director Jyldyz Bakashova met with Kim Chang-gyu, mayor of Jecheon, and members of the city council. Kim Chang-gyu is a former Korean Ambassador to Kyrgyzstan. They discussed cooperation between the museum and the city of Jecheon. Kim Chang-gyu said that Jecheon is visited by about 3 million tourists every year, it hosts the Uirim Regional History Museum where he proposed to open a corner dedicated to Kyrgyzstan. He added that the city is interested in hosting exhibitions about the culture and history of Kyrgyzstan. He said opening a permanent exhibition of Kyrgyzstan’s great history and culture in the museum would be an honor. Ms Bakashova confirmed interest in cooperation with the Korean city and shared the plans to support organization of events related to the history and culture of Kyrgyzstan. According to the Kyrgyz museum, Jecheon is a cultural center and tourist city near Seoul, which has been developing very rapidly lately. It is the historical homeland of many Koreans who migrated to Central Asia.
Source: Central Asian News Services