The National Library of Uzbekistan opens a new reading room
25 december 2014, 11:45 1567 views

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The new reading room is equipped with information resources provided by the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Uzbekistan.

In particular, the National Library of Uzbekistan named after Alisher Navoi has growing number of people learning the Korean language and Korean culture, as well as the demand for literature in Korean. Due to the demand and customer feedback, the National Library participates in the international project "Window to Korea." The main objective of the project is to make the reader familiar with the history, traditions and political reforms and new developments in Korea.

The Library received within the project "Window on Korea" 3051 South Korean authors’ books on linguistics, literature, tourism, culture, and history. In addition, there are the Korean language textbooks with CD-discs, which are in great demand. All literature will soon be available for library users.

According to UzReport, 15 thousand people in Uzbekistan learn the Korean language now.

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