Tours to inter-Korean truce village to resume in July
Seoul, June 30 (UNI) The tours to inter-Korean truce village of Panmunjom, South Korea will resume in mid-July after several months of suspension induced by the Covid19 pandemic, Seoul's Unification Ministry said on Thursday.
The tours were suspended due to Covid-19 pandemic.
The Ministry said that the tour program to the Joint Security Area in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) dividing the two Koreas will restart from July 12.
The programme will be held once every Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday starting at 3 pm along with upto 40 individuals per trip, IANS reported
Interested visitors can register for it post 10 am, reported IANS.
Yonhap quoted U.N. Command (UNC), which oversees activities in the DMZ as an enforcer of the armistice that halted the 1950-53 Korean War, as saying, "The purpose of the UNC Commander's MZ Education and Orientation Program is to increase public awareness of the security conditions on the Korean Peninsula and educate visitors on the terms of armistice that underpin peace and stability."