Kim Jong Un, Chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea, Chairman of the State Affairs 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 the occasion of the New Year Juche 106 (2017) to pay respect to President Kim Il Sung and Chairman Kim Jong Il.
He was accompanied by senior officials of the Party, the state and the army, members of the WPK Central Committee leadership in Pyongyang and officials of the Party, armed forces and power organs, working people’s organizations, ministries and national agencies.
He, together with the senior Party, state and army officials, entered the hall where stand the statues of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il.
Lined up on both sides of the statues were the flags of the WPK and the DPRK, and the guards of honour of the Ground, Navy and Air and Anti-Aircraft Force of the KPA and the Worker-Peasant Red Guards.
The head of the guards of honour of the KPA Ground, Navy, Air and Anti-Aircraft Force and the Worker-Peasant Red Guards made a salute towards the statues.
A floral basket in the name of Kim Jong Un was placed before the statues.
Also laid there were floral baskets in the joint name of the Central Committee and the Central Military Commission of the WPK, the State Affairs Commission of the DPRK and the Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly and the Cabinet of the DPRK.
The visitors paid high tribute to the statues of the great leaders.
Then they entered the hall where Kim Il Sung lies in state and extended him New Year greetings in the humblest reverence.
They proceeded to look round the halls where orders, medals and other honorary titles conferred on Kim Il Sung are exhibited.
Supreme leader Kim Jong Un together with the participants made for the hall where Kim Jong Il lies in state and extended him New Year greetings in the humblest reverence.
He then looked round the halls where orders, medals and other honorary titles bestowed on Kim Jong Il are exhibited.