To mark the death anniversary of Kim II Sung, the founder of Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the late grandfather of DPRK leader Kim Jong Un, the later paid tribute at the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun where the bodies of Kim II Sung and late leader Kim Jong II lie.
The state media, KCNA, reported on July 8 that the visit was to mark the 26th anniversary of the death of Kim II Sung who passed away in 1994. “The Supreme Leader, together with the participants, paid high tribute to the statues of the President and the Chairman,” the KCNA said, referring to Kim Jong Un’s late grandfather and father.
The state media added, “The participants hardened their iron will to uphold the revolutionary idea and feats of the President and the Chairman and fully demonstrate to the whole world the might of the powerful and dignified socialist Korea where the dream and ideal of the people come true under the leadership of the Supreme Leader”.
Per the reports of the KCNA, the visit was accompanied by DPRK’s other leaders like Choe Ryong Hae, and first Vice-Chairman of the State Affairs Commission Pak Pong Ju, and Premier Kim Jae Ryong.