|calendar>>December 17. 2013 Juche 102|
Kim Jong Un Visits Kumsusan Palace of Sun
| Pyongyang, December 17 (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 Tuesday, the 2nd anniversary of demise of General Secretary Kim Jong Il.
He was accompanied by 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 Central Committee of the WPK in Pyongyang City, officials of the Central Committee of the WPK, leading officers of armed forces organs and officials of ministries and national institutions.
Kim Jong Un entered the hall where statues of President Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il are standing.
Seen standing beside the statues were flags of the WPK and the DPRK and army colors. The guard of honor of the Ground, Naval, Air and Anti-air Forces of the KPA and the Worker-Peasant Red Guards lined up beside them.
The chief of the guard of honor made a salute to the statues.
A floral basket in the name of Kim Jong Un was placed before the statues.
Also laid before the statues was a floral basket in the joint name of the Central Committee of the WPK, the Central Military Commission of the WPK, the National Defence Commission of the DPRK, the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly of the DPRK and its Cabinet.
Kim Jong Un, together with other visitors, paid high tribute to the statues.
Kim Jong Un entered the hall where Kim Jong Il lies in state.
He, together with other visitors, paid homage to Kim Jong Il in the humblest reverence for him.
He looked round the hall where the orders Kim Jong Il received are on display, the mourning hall and the halls which house a car, electric car, boat and train coach used by Kim Jong Il.
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