International Day of Older Persons Observed

A seminar was held at the Taedonggang Diplomatic Club on Monday on the occasion of International Day of Older Persons.

Present there were Vice-Chairman Choe Il Hong and other officials of the Central Committee of the Korea Federation for the Care of the Aged, officials of the relevant units, elderly people in Pyongyang, members of foreign embassies and missions of international organizations here.

There were congratulatory remarks, followed by speeches.

Speakers mentioned the situation of global aging, an issue that should be prioritized in the work for the care of the aged and the pride of the elderly people who are contributing to the social development with vigor of youth despite their advanced ages.

There was a quiz on aging and care of the aged.

At the end of the seminar, the participants looked round the inventions of the elderly inventors on display.