September 24, 2023

Portraits removed from Pyongyang’s Kim Il Sung square amid renovation works

Changes come ahead of 75th anniversary of North Korea's ruling party in October

Update at 17:21 KST: Article amended to include new information about portraits being removed from the square

Portraits of the late North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il have been removed from the main square of Pyongyang, NK News understands, seemingly as part of major renovation works underway there since early May.