Pyongyang, January 1 (KCNA) — Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea, first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army, together with Ri Sol Ju, visited the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun on Wednesday to pay tribute to President Kim Il Sung and leader Kim Jong Il on the occasion of the New Year 2014.
Kim Jong Un entered the hall where statues of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il stand.
A floral basket in the name of Kim Jong Un was placed before the statues.
Also laid before them was a floral basket in the joint name of the Central Committee and the Central Military Commission of the WPK, the National Defence Commission of the DPRK, the Presidium of the DPRK Supreme People’s Assembly and the DPRK Cabinet.
He together with the participants paid tribute to the statues in humble reverence.
Then he entered the hall where Kim Il Sung lies in state.
He together with the participants made New Year greetings to Kim Il Sung in deep reverence.
Then he entered the hall where Kim Jong Il lies in state.
He together with the participants made New Year greetings to Kim Jong Il in deep reverence.
He was accompanied by senior party, state and army officials including Kim Yong Nam, Pak Pong Ju, Choe Ryong Hae, Ri Yong Gil, Jang Jong Nam, Kim Ki Nam, Choe Thae Bok, Pak To Chun, Kim Yong Chun, Yang Hyong Sop, Kang Sok Ju, Kim Won Hong and other members of the leadership organ of the WPK Central Committee in Pyongyang City, leading officers of the armed forces organs and officials of ministries, national institutions and the WPK Central Committee. -0-