September 25, 2023

North Korean officials to attend Belt and Road Forum in China this week: KCNA

External economic relations minister Kim Yong Jae spotted arriving in Beijing earlier in the day

A group of DPRK government officials led by Minister of External Economic Relations Kim Yong Jae will attend this week's second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in Beijing, state media reported on Tuesday.

In a dispatch by the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), it was confirmed that the group had departed Pyongyang for the conference, which is due to last from Thursday to Saturday.