DPRK delegation arrives in S.Korea for Olympic closing ceremony


 SEOUL, Feb 25, 2018 (BSS/XINHUA) – A high-ranking delegation from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) arrived in South Korea Sunday to attend the closing ceremony of the 23rd Winter Olympics.

The DPRK delegation, led by Kim Yong Chol, vice chairman of the Central Committee of the ruling Workers’ Party of Korea, crossed the inter-Korean border via land route and arrived in the transit office in the west region at about 9:53 a.m. local time (0053 GMT), local TV footage showed.

Kim, dressed in a long, black coat, was greeted by Chun Hae-sung, vice unification minister of South Korea, at the inter-Korean transit office.

Included in the DPRK delegation, which will make a three-day visit to South Korea, are Ri Son Gwon, chairman of the Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of the Fatherland and six other support staff.