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Independence Movement Day

Posted March. 02, 2010 09:21,   


President Lee Myung-bak (middle) and First Lady Kim Yoon-ok hail the country’s independence Monday, the 91st 1919 Independence Movement Day, at Independence Hall of Korea in Cheonan, South Chungcheong Province. Also attending is Korea Liberation Association Chairman Kim Yeong-il (right), National Assembly Speaker Kim Hyong-o (second from left) and Supreme Court Chief Justice Lee Yong-hun (left). President Lee did not directly mention the Sejong City project, but emphasized the importance of social cohesion and asked politicians to resolve problems in the project in the same context.