Visitors see no slogans, portraits for Kim Jong Un in N Korea
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Last Updated: Sunday, October 03, 2010, 13:58
  
Beijing: There were no slogans, portraits or publicity pictures linked to Kim Jong Un, the recently tapped North Korean leader Kim Jong Il's successor, tourists said after a weeklong trip to Pyongyang and Kaesong.

The tourists said yesterday that they saw many North Korean citizens looking closely at a photo of Kim Jong Un, Kim Jong Il's third son, and other leading officials of the Workers' Party of Korea that was carried on the front page of the Thursday issue of the party's Rodong Sinmun newspaper.

They said state-run television kept Visitors see no slogans, portraits for Kim Jong Un in N Korea Beijing: There were no slogans, portraits or publicity pictures linked to Kim Jong Un, the recently tapped North Korean leader Kim Jong Il's successor, tourists said after a weeklong trip to Pyongyang and Kaesong.t playing programs featuring Tuesday's conference of party delegates where the 27-year-old Jong Un was named a vice chairman of the party's Central Military Commission.

The appointment made it certain that the younger Kim is in line to become the country's next leader.

The tourists quoted North Korean officials as saying that citizens were primarily celebrating Kim Jong Il's re-election as the party's general secretary at the delegates' conference, and that they were rehearsing for events celebrating the 65th anniversary of the party's founding on Oct10.

PTI


First Published: Sunday, October 03, 2010, 13:58


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