Board logo

Subject: N.Korean media mentions Kim Jong-un's sister by name [Print This Page]

Author: purple    Time: 10-3-2014 16:10     Subject: N.Korean media mentions Kim Jong-un's sister by name

North Korea's state-run media have for the first time mentioned leader Kim Jong-un's younger sister Yeo-jong by name, suggesting she has established a position of some influence for herself in the corridors of power.

North Korean state TV on Sunday reported that Kim Jong-un visited a polling station at Kim Il-sung University for elections for the Supreme People's Assembly on Sunday, accompanied by military politburo chief Choe Ryong-hae, Workers Party deputy directors Kim Kyong-ok and Hwang Pyong-so, "and comrade Kim Yeo-jong."

The honorific "comrade" suggests Kim Yeo-jong has a rank above deputy director in the Workers Party. Some pundits speculate that she assumed a similar position to her aunt Kim Kyong-hui, who is a party secretary.

Kim Jong-un was a candidate for the Supreme People's Assembly.

via Chosun Ilbo

Image Attachment: vv.jpg (10-3-2014 16:10, 62.24 KB) / Download count 6896
http://bbs.english.sina.com/attachment.php?aid=19699






Welcome to bbs.english.sina.com (http://bbs.english.sina.com/) Powered by Discuz! 6.0.0