Chairman of HWPL, Man Hee Lee Donated To Nepal
Donations for Nepal Earthquake
On June 22nd, at the Peace Palace in Goseong, Gangwon Province, Korea, a delivery ceremony of Donation from Korean headquarters of HWPL was held. The donation was raised during the 2nd Annual Commemoration of the Declaration of World Peace hosted by Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light (HWPL). 19,313 international members of HWPL donated about $ 40,000 which will be officially delivered to Nepal through the Embassy of Nepal to Korea.
During the event, Chairman Lee of HWPL, feeling for the situation in Nepal delivered the donation to KAMAN SINGH LAMA, Embassy of Nepal to Korea with a warm message wishing restoration and relief of the nation. Ambassador KAMAN SINGH LAMA expressed his gratitude toward Chairman Lee and his relief activities for Nepal as well as to the members of HWPL for their endless attention and efforts to bring forth peace with all hearts.
The ‘2nd Annual Commemoration of the Declaration of World Peace 2015’ and ‘International Peace Youth Group Walk Festival’ was a grand event that took place in 30 countries worldwide, with participation by 200,000 youths and women through 43 branches including United States, Sweden, Bulgaria, India, Thailand, Cambodia, Philippines, etc. and 21 major cities in Korea.
On the day, all of the participants prayed for victims of Nepal Earthquake and a donation booth titled “The Path of Bringing Cheer to Nepal” was opened. Photo exhibition for sharing current situation of the victims, writing a message of hope, fund-raising indicated the ideology of HWPL that is to break the wall of boundaries, religions, societies and races and embrace love as one family. Not only in Republic of Korea but also in Australia, New York, Netherland and San Francisco donation booths for Nepal were promoted.
Nepal and HWPL has another event that made special bond between them. On April 11th, “World Alliance of Religions’ Peace (WARP) Office was held in Kathmandu, Nepal and about 150 participants from various religious backgrounds including Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism promised to work with HWPL.
WARP Offices is evaluated as a progressive gathering to seek for a solution to world peace, a common goal of human beings by comparing scriptures of different faiths. The meetings have been actively arising around the world in 62 places in 40 countries including Russia, England, India, United States of America, South Africa and the Philippines.
Chairman Lee of HWPL, Chairwoman of IWPG and the peace delegates visited Philippines on May 23rd as a part of their 18th World Peace Tour. The two representatives spurred to achieve World Peace by dedicating every minute of their time for promoting peace activities such as the 2nd Annual Commemoration of the Declaration of World Peace, Unveiling ceremony of Mindanao Peace Agreement Monument, Peace Dialogue with political leaders, and World Alliance of Religions’ Peace (“WARP”) Office meeting with Filipino religious leaders.
Besides, designating ‘HWPL’ day in the state of Mindanao to commemorate the signing of Mindanao peace agreement to cease the conflict and delivering congratulatory speeches on HWPL’s work by the governor, representative of Moro-Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) highlighted two representatives’ dedications in taking practical approaches to establish World Peace.
HWPL expressed to seek for solutions to give continuous assistance and earliest recovery and reconstruction after Nepal’s earthquakes, which have happened on two occasions in 81 years bringing loss of life and homes.