SISTER OF NORTH KOREA’S LEADER TO VISIT OLYMPICS IN NORTH KOREA




Hassam Hameed-TDO-08.02.2018- Landmark visit of Kim Jong-un sister comes at a time when North Korea is facing tremendous pressures from outside to abandon its nuclear missile programme, which has resulted in tough sanctions. This would be first visit ever from Kim family member.

Kim Yo-Jong is member of Rulers Members’ Party and was also promoted to Politburo as of last year. Rapprochement is observed in the peninsula as Olympics is about to begin, but some analysts believe that this would not last long. US Vice President has already said that he would not let North Korea to steal the show, as this high level visit would not amount to anything. Whereas American stance is seen very critically by South Koreans and disagree immensely to it.

She is frequently seen alongside her brother, and is said to be trained by her brother for high level positions in future.