is the National Liberation Day. This week, Seoul Metropolitan Government will
present special nameplates to twenty-two independence activists in Seoul on the
occasion of the 68th anniversary of Liberation Day.
present thirty-eight former independence activists are living in Seoul, twenty-two
of whom have agreed to Seoul Metropolitan Government hanging a nameplate
indicating their status at the entrance to their homes. The design of the plates
was made in consultation with experts after asking the independence activists’
event is part of our efforts to commemorate those who strived for the country’s
Government started paying a monthly allowance of 100,000 won to the
independence activists in April this year. The activists and their family
members are also allowed to receive treatment and medication free of charge
from City Government-run municipal hospitals and pharmacies.