Banyuwangi State Polytechnic (Poliwangi), East Java established cooperation with South Korea, related to student exchanges, faculty exchanges, development of industry and tourism. The cooperation agreement/ understanding was signed by Poliwangi Rector Asmuji and the Korean Ambassador to Indonesia Cho Tai Young witnessed by Banyuwangi Regent Abdullah Azwar Anas in Banyuwangi, Saturday (19/11).
Anas hoped that this cooperation could elevate improving the quality of human resources in Banyuwangi Regency. South Korea known as one of the advanced countries in the world could participate in supervising education in Poliwangi. According to Anas, the cooperation is a joint effort to improve the quality of human resources.
Poliwangi Rector Asmuji said that this cooperation could further improve the quality of Poliwangi. Poliwangi was designed from the beginning to promote regional development. So the synergy is very relevant for the better future of Banyuwangi education.
While the Korean Ambassador to Indonesia Cho Tai Young said Banyuwangi has tremendous potential. He promised to continue to help drive the development of the region which is located on the eastern tip of Java Island. He cited the potential for wood-based furniture in Banyuwangi which was already widely exported. According to him, the geographical position which is close to Bali makes it easier to introduce Banyuwangi to Korean society.