By Margaret Matibiri
Zimbabwe and South Korea have cemented relations in the media industry, with the Asian country’s Ambassador to Zimbabwe, His Excellency Do Bong-kae handing over a series of Korean television productions to Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) Acting Chief Executive Officer, Helliate Rushwaya in Harare this Thursday.
Speaking to the ZBC News after the handover, Ambassador Do spoke on areas of common interest between his country and Zimbabwe.
“Today I handed over drama and animation as you know, drama is a good chance to expand our mutual understanding between two people.
“This year our dramas, ‘Should we kiss first’ and ‘Still 17’, will be broadcast on ZBCTV. We are very pleased these will be broadcast its good news for us and our embassy and regarding the animations, ZBC already played two Korean animations during the prime time and these are very popular for Korean children, I hope these two or three animations will keep hope and dream for Zimbabwean children as well.
“During my term, I would like to focus on sharing development exchange with Zimbabwe, if we highlight it’s the agriculture and health and one more area I want to enhance our cooperation is with ZBC. One of the most important areas for me is to enhance mutual understanding between Korean people and Zimbabwean people,” said South Korean Ambassador to Zimbabwe His Excellency Ambassador Do Bong-kae.
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