June 1st, 2013

South Korea Denies Report of Plan to Import 100,000 Malawi Workers

Posted on 01 Jun 2013 at 12:57pm

South Korea’s government denied a media report that it agreed with the Malawian government to receive as many as 100,000 people from the southern African country to work in the Asian nation’s factories and farms.

“Our government has not received any official request from Malawi that they want to send their workers to our country,” Moon Sung Hwan, director at the Africa Division of South Korea’s foreign affairs ministry, said by phone in Seoul today.

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