Meeting of Korean and Swiss Women

Pyongyang, July 29 (KCNA) — A meeting of women deputies to the Supreme People’s Assembly of the DPRK and members of the delegation of the Swiss National Women’s Council was held at the Mansudae Assembly Hall on Friday.

Present there were women deputies to the SPA Pak Sun Hui, chairperson of the Central Committee of the Korean Democratic Women’s Union, Hong Son Ok, vice-chairperson of the Korean Committee for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries, Pak Jong Sun, director of the Pyongyang City Public Service Guidance Bureau, Kim In Nam, chairperson of the Moranbong District People’s Committee, Kim Yong Bok, chairperson of the Management Board of the Mangyongdae Farm in Mangyongdae District, and officials concerned.

On hand were members of the delegation of the Swiss National Women’s Council headed by Anita Fahrni, president of the Committee for International Relations of the council, and Rainer Baudendistel, country director a.i. of SDC in Pyongyang.

At the meeting its participants talked with each other about the facts that the position and role of the women have been constantly enhanced and they have dynamically driven one of the two wheels of the revolution in various fields of society over the last 60 years since the promulgation of the Law on Sex Equality in the DPRK. And they stressed the need to boost the friendly and cooperative relations between the women of the two countries through more frequent dialogues and exchanges in the future.

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