Yonhap News AgencyApril 17, 2014 00:33
NEWS IN BRIEF
N. Korean leader pays tribute to founder on birthday
SEOUL (Yonhap) -- North Korean leader Kim Jong-un paid respects to his grandfather and founder of the communist country on April 15 marking his 102nd birthday, the North's state media said.
Kim visited the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun, where the body of Kim Il-sung, along with his son and former leader Kim Jong-un, lies in state, according to the North's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA).
The founding father died in 1994, and his birthday is one of the most important holidays in North Korea.