“South and North Korea have to live alongside each other as a
community of life.”
“The military demarcation line divides the South and the North, but
nature knows no borders.”
On June 3, the completion ceremony for the Center for Inter-Korean
Forestry Cooperation was held in Paju, Gyeonggi Province.
The Center for Inter-Korean Forestry Cooperation aims to support
forestry cooperation between the two Koreas and realize peace and
prosperity through the restoration of the forest ecosystem on the
Unification Minister Kim Yeon Chul, in his congratulatory speech,
emphasized, “The forests of the Korean Peninsula are the commons of
the two Koreas. South and North Korea should jointly respond to
climate change, and the key to such response lies in forestry cooperation.”
The government will explore ways to pursue inter-Korean cooperation
in all areas including forestry and strive to bring lasting peace to
the Korean Peninsula.