In its report on June 28, the Ministry of Science and ICT of the RoK said under their agreement, both sides will work to set up a new cooperation centre that is more favorable for the exchange of information in cutting-edge fields.

The Ministry of Science and ICT of the RoK. Photo: Yonhap

The move is taken as the RoK has emphasized the importance of ASEAN with a population of 630 million people as a key partner in its New Southern Policy drive.

The RoK is the fourth largest economy in Asia.

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) groups Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Source: VNA