National Assembly Research Service of the Republic of Korea & the Islamic Parliament Research Center extended the MOU for research cooperation

A parliamentary research delegation led by Chief of the National Assembly Research Service of South Korea (NARS), Dr. Lee Nae Young met Dr. Kazem Jalali, Head of the Islamic Parliament Research Center (IPRC) in Tehran on Saturday, 14 April 2018.

During the joint meeting, Heads of the Islamic Parliament Research Center of Iran and the National Assembly Research Service of the Republic of Korea signed the second Memorandum of Understanding for research cooperation (as aforementioned, the first MOU between them had been already signed on 22 June, 2014). Pointing to the long-lasting friendly relations between Islamic Republic of Iran and South Korea, Iranian senior law-maker remarked that the expansion of parliamentary research cooperation between the NARS and the IPRC is the main purpose of this visit. Due to the impressive role of research in the legislative process, parliamentary research services as well as sharing their experiences can pave good ways for more effective legislation, Head of the IPRC underscored. Referring to the release of IPRC’s expertise and research reports on South Korea’s development process, he further stated that modeling approach toward the development process of different countries particularly; South Korea can help improving as well accelerating Iranian development process. Appreciating the extension of MOU between the NARS and the IPRC, Dr. Lee Nae Young, Chief of the NARS for his part, expressed helpful role of this MOU in strengthening bilateral as well as constructive cooperation between the two parliamentary research services. Also remarking fruitful research cooperation between the IPRC and the NARS, he expressed hope that bilateral relations between the Islamic Republic of Iran and Republic of Korea can further deepen especially, in economic areas through inking the MOU.

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