Top North Korea legislator visits Singapore

May 7, 2009
Singapore Democrats

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North Korea's parliament chief Kim Yong-nam (r) and Kim Jong-il

North Korea’s parliament chief Kim Yong-nam (r) and Kim Jong-il

Kim Yong Nam, the top legislator of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), kicked off a three-day working visit to Singapore on Wednesday.

According to Singapore’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Kim will be calling on Singapore’s President S R Nathan and be hosted to dinner by the President.

This is the second working visit to Singapore by Kim in his capacity as the President of the Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly. Kim last visited Singapore in August 2007.