Repairs and renovation of the Mt. Geumgang resort began on July 9 in
preparation for the reunions of separated families to be held on
Renovation workers arrived in the North in the
morning on July 9.
Renovation work will be done on all of the facilities for the
reunions designated during inspections conducted on June 27-29,
including a meeting room. The work will continue until August 15, when
an advance team is scheduled to arrive.
The 22-member team led by the head of the Separated Families
Division of the Ministry of Unification includes people from the
Korean Red Cross and Hyundai Asan Corp. and technical workers from
subcontractors. Depending on the progress in the renovation work, the
technical workers will stay in the North or make visits back and forth
across the border on a rotating basis.
The government will do everything it can in facility renovation and
preparation work to ensure that the reunions of separated families are
an event that the participants will always fondly remember.