Русский | Vladivostok Diocese | November 23, 2007
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A delegation arrived from North Korea

Vladivostok. Members of the Orthodox Committee of the Democratic People's Republic led by the President of the Society of North Korea believers master Chang Jae Onom arrived in Vladivostok at the invitation of the Holy Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Alexy II.

Together with the Minister arrived in Primorye Society Committee chairman Orthodox believers North Korea Ho Ir Zin, Orthodox priests Trinity Temple in Pyongyang of Kim Il Hwe and Ra Kwan Tong (Russian names and Fedor John). In Primorye delegation will stay high until November 26, and then travel to Moscow where held a meeting with His Holiness. At primorskoy land Koreans bundled Vicar Vladivostokskoy diocese, Bishop Ussuriysky Sergiy (Chashin).

The first meeting was held with the head of the delegation apparatus Primorsky Krai Administration Oleg Melnikov, then-chairman of the Legislative Assembly of Primorsky Krai Viktor Gorchakov.

As part of the interview, Mr. Jang Jae On reported on the history of the church relations between Russia and Korea, and that in 2006, in Pyongyang was consecrated the first Orthodox church. Vicar Vladivostokskoy diocese, Bishop Ussuriysky Sergiy (Chashin) noted the significant contributions made by the Minister of Religious Affairs, North Korea, Mr. Jang Jae She Orthodox parish in Pyongyang.

Then there was a meeting with the director of the Center for Strategic Studies, Igor Svetlovym TAC IR.

The Program of dignitaries included a visit to the Far East State University, meeting with the rector FESTU Kurilovym Vladimir, as well as communicate with TOF Deputy Commander Vice Admiral Sergei Avramenko, after which the delegation visited with a large anti-ship excursions "Admiral Panteleyev" - the flagship of the Pacific fleet. At the conclusion of the day guests visited one of the core and the leading enterprises in the region ", OAO" Vladhleb visited teacher in the temple. Seraphim of Sarov, in the recently opened Museum of bread and directly in manufacturing plants.

On Saturday and Sunday (24, 25 November) in the temple city of Vladivostok Uspensky Korean dignitaries will participate in arhiereyskih Bogosluzheniyah. Start Vsenoschnogo vigils on Saturday at 16. 00, Divine liturgy on Sunday in 09.00.