Pyongyang, December 17 (KCNA) -- All the people across the country are extending the highest respects and tribute of the best wishes for immortality to the sacred temple of Juche with ardent yearning after Chairman Kim Jong Il at this time when 8 years have lapsed since his demise.
Kim Jong Un, chairman of the Workers' Party of Korea, chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and supreme commander of the armed forces of the DPRK, visited the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun.
The Supreme Leader of the Party, state and armed forces entered the hall where the statues of President Kim Il Sung and Chairman Kim Jong Il stand.
A floral basket in the name of the Supreme Leader was laid before the statues.
The Supreme Leader, together with other visitors, paid high tribute to the statues.
At the hall where Kim Jong Il lies in state, the Supreme Leader made deep bows in token of the highest respect to him who dedicated himself to carrying forward and accomplishing the Juche revolution and achieving the prosperity of all generations to come, making selfless and devoted efforts for the country and its people till the last moment of his revolutionary life.
Accompanying the Supreme Leader were Choe Ryong Hae, member of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the WPK Central Committee, first vice-chairman of the SAC of the DPRK and president of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly, and Pak Pong Ju, member of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the WPK Central Committee, vice-chairman of the SAC of the DPRK and vice-chairman of the WPK Central Committee.
Among the visitors were members of the Political Bureau of the WPK Central Committee including Kim Jae Ryong, member of the Political Bureau of the WPK Central Committee, member of the SAC of the DPRK and premier of the Cabinet. -0-