Seoul and Pyongyang Exchange Reunion Lists

Seoul and Pyongyang exchanged the lists of names for the fourth round of family reunions scheduled from October 16 to 18, according to the South Korean National Red Cross Tuesday.

Names on the list include 100 South Koreans who will meet with lost relatives in Pyongyang next week. On the list from the South are 151 comprising 30 support officials under the leadership of delegation head Seo Yong-hoon and 20 journalists, while the delegation from the North numbers 145 led by Baek Yong Ho.

Eo Byong-sun, 93, the eldest woman from the South is expecting to meet with her daughter Lee Shin Ho, 65, for the first time in 50 years along with grandson Choi Jeong Sub, 30, and granddaughter In Seop, 28.

From the North, Gwon Ji Eun, 87, from Hamgyeongnam Province, is supposed to meet her son Lee Byong-lip, 60, also for the first time in 50 years. Also among delegates from the North, Gang Dae-jin, 69, born in Seoul, is returning to his hometown for the first time in 50 years and meeting with his mother Park Sun-yi and his younger brothers and sisters.

Notably, Kim Seong Ha, 74, the elder brother of Kim Min-ha, the vice chairperson of Advisory Council of Democratic and Peaceful Unification was included on the list from the North.

People's Daily Online ---