October 01, 2020

Kim Jong Un visits grandfather’s mausoleum on death anniversary

Visit follows conspicuous absence from Kumsusan Palace in April, comes amid heightened COVID-19 measures

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has visited the mausoleum of the country's founding President Kim Il Sung to mark the 26th anniversary of his death, state media reported Wednesday.

Joining Kim were top officials Choe Ryong Hae, Pak Pong Ju, Kim Jae Ryong, and over a dozen others, according to a Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) report and a photograph of the visit.