ROCB A/P and KCS sign MOU on a short-term attachment program
1 February 2018, Bangkok, Thailand
The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the ROCB A/P and the Korea Customs Service (KCS) on cooperation regarding a short-term attachment program was signed on 1 February. Mr. Taeil Kang, Director General of Information and International Affairs Bureau signed on behalf of KCS, while Mr. Kazunari Igarashi, Head of the ROCB AP, countersigned.
Speaking at the brief signing ceremony, Mr. Kang reiterated that this MOU did not signal the mere start of a relationship between the ROCB A/P and the KCS, but rather the cementing a long existing collaborative relationship. He emphasized the KCS's commitment to the successful implementation of the MOU.
Speaking in turn, Mr. Igarashi agreed that this MOU would add more impetus to an already existing relationship. He stressed that as the international cooperation field has become enormous, it was necessary to take advantage of sharing the different knowledge/experience for the benefit of AP region. Mr. Igarashi also acknowledged the KCS’ continued championship of the WCO capacity building activities.
Mr. Kang and his KCS colleagues were escorted by Mr. Igarashi to water the “ROCB A/P’s trees” which were planted in commemoration of the ROCB A/P’s 10th Anniversary ceremony held in 2014.
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