Vice Unification Minister Chun Hae-sung delivered a speech at a
ground-breaking ceremony for the Unification Cultural Center in the
Magok District, Gangseo-gu, Seoul on April 13.
60 attendees including Moon Hong-sun, deputy head of Gangseo-gu and
other officials from appropriate agencies, local residents, and North
The Ministry of Unification will
complete the Center in October 2019 after one and a half years of
construction and plans to open it in 2020.
seven-story building will house a unification library, an exhibit
hall, a comprehensive counseling center for North Korean defectors, a
room for unification education and job training, and the
The Ministry expects that the Center will serve as a
new channel for communication between North Korean defectors and local
residents and also as a stepping stone to usher in an era of a unified Korea.