South Korea’s unification and transport ministers will attend the upcoming groundbreaking ceremony for a project to modernize and connect roads and railways over the border between the Koreas, the unification ministry said Monday.
|Ri Son-gwon (right) (Yonhap)|
A special train carrying nine cars will bring around 100 other South Korean participants, including parliamentary leaders, to the event scheduled for Wednesday at Panmun Station in the North’s border town of Kaesong, according to the ministry.
The event will also be joined by Ri Son-gwon, the chairman of North Korea’s stage agency in charge of inter-Korean ties, Kim Yun-hyok, railway minister, and other high-ranking North Korean officials, the ministry said. (Yonhap)