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Welcome to the committee for the five northern korean provinces
Thank you for visiting Committee's homepage.
We are very glad to say hello and to introduce our Committee in brief.
The Committee consists of five governors of the 5 Northern Korean Provinces as one of governmental authorities which belongs to Ministry of the Interior and Safety. The 5 Northern Korean provinces are Hwanghae-do, Pyeongannam-do & Pyeonganbuk-do and Hamkyeongnam-do & Hamkyeongbuk-do as of August 15, 1945. The Committee and each province governor provide various administrative services to the provincial people from the above 5 Northern Korean Provinces before and after Korean Civil War which broke out on June 25, 1950. The provincial people-our provincial citizens- include the 1st generation provincial people's descendants who are born in South Korea-now totally 8.5 million people.

Our major roles and responsibilities are as below;
1. Research and Study Activities related to reunifications etc.
- Collecting and Analyzing data and informations related to the five Provinces such as Politics, Economics, Social Affaires, Culture, Education and other various fields.
- Studying necessary policies to be executed upon reclaiming the five Provinces.
2. To provide administrative services and supports to the provincial peoples in Korea.
3. Succession and development of the five Northern Provinces's folk culture.
4. Support and management of the provincial people association.
5. Other services relating to the support and management of the provincial people and their associations.

We will do our best to perform our roles and responsibilities and will be open to accept your valuable opinions in order to fulfill our role and goal.

Our Committee and each Northern Province Office are your Hometown in your heart.

We sincerely ask you for your deep and continuous concern as well as wholehearted participation.

Thank you so much

Lee, Myung Woo
Chairman of the Committee and Governor of Pyeongannamdo Province