April 23, 2024

Kim Jong Un building new university to train officials to support family’s rule

North Korean leader tours cadre training school amid push to reform institution central to regime survival

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un recently inspected a sprawling new campus for the Central Cadres Training School of the ruling Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK), according to state media on Sunday, a visit that appears aimed at ensuring future officials’ loyalty to his family’s rule.

Construction is reportedly set to finish in time for a large opening ceremony “in mid-May” coinciding with the school’s 78th founding anniversary.

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