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38th Separated Families Day Ceremony and Joint Ancestral Rites

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2019-09-19
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38th Separated Families Day Ceremony and Joint Ancestral Rites

Separated family members are unable to get together with their relatives for the Chuseok holidays.

The 38th Separated Families Day ceremony was held at the government building for the Five North Korean Provinces in Seoul on September 9 to comfort the separated family members who are unable to visit their hometowns. The joint ancestral rites were also held at the ceremony to provide some degree of comfort to the separated families with a longing for their loved ones.

Unification Minister Kim Yeon Chul offered words of comfort to the separated families and said, “It is unfortunate that the government’s efforts are not sufficient to meet their desperate yearning I will … work harder to end the longest-running separation on this earth as soon as possible through early implementation of the inter-Korean joint declarations.”

The Separated Families Day has been observed since 1982 by the Korean Assembly for the Reunion of Ten Million Separated Families.

제38회 이산가족의 날 기념식 및 합동 망향제 제38회 이산가족의 날 기념식 및 합동 망향제 제38회 이산가족의 날 기념식 및 합동 망향제 제38회 이산가족의 날 기념식 및 합동 망향제 제38회 이산가족의 날 기념식 및 합동 망향제