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Contestt Due for Unfortunate People
The Ministry of Health and Welfare will hold a sporting contest in support of the promotion of rehabilitation for those who suffering from mental disability at the auditorium of Kawchon City, just south of Seoul, today.
The contest will be participated in by 1,300 mentally disabled persons.
The contest is designed to share rehabilitation efforts by people to overcome their mental disability with participants.
During the event, the ministry is set to establish a special team to publicize that mentally disabled persons can overcome their disability.
The team is also expected to help eliminate prejudice and discrimination against the mentally disabled.
At the end of the ceremony, there will be a farewell party for the participants to mark the closing of the year and the start of the new millennium.
Mongolian Defense Chief to Arrive for Talks Today
Mongolian Defense Minister Sharavdorj Tuvdendorj will arrive in Seoul today for a four-day visit at the invitation of his South Korean counterpart Cho Seong-tae.
Tuvdendorj, the first Mongolian defense chief ever to visit South Korea, will hold a meeting with Cho tomorrow at the Defense Ministry to discuss the political situation on the Korean peninsula and in Northeast Asia and the promotion of bilateral military cooperation. …