52nd founding anniversary of Korean Buddhist Federation marked

Pyongyang, December 26 (KCNA) — A meeting was held here on Dec. 25 to mark the 52nd anniversary of the foundation of the Korean Buddhist Federation.

Addressing the meeting, most venerable Pak The Ho, Chairman of the Central Committee of the Federation, reviewed the proud course of the federation which has enjoyed the real freedom of belief under the benevolent system of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea since its foundation.
Buddhists in the north, south and abroad conducted brisk contacts, cooperation and solidarity movement for national reunification this year, he said. He called upon all the Buddhists to come out as one in harmony to accelerate national reunification under the wise guidance of General Secretary Kim Jong Il in the future, too.
Present at the meeting were members of the Central Committee of the federation, clergymen in the capital and local areas, resident priests of temples in Pyongyang and other places, priests and believers here.

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