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North Korea ‘welcomes’ foreign tourists

CELEBRATING THE FOUNDER’S BIRTH. North Korea will celebrate the centenary of its founding president, the late Kim Il-Sung, on April 15. He is the grandfather of the country’s present leader, Kim Jong Un. In this undated photo released by the Korean Central News Agency and distributed in Tokyo by the Korea News Service on Dec. 30, 2011, a commemorative postage stamp features the late North Korean leader Kim Jong Il and Kim Jong Un. The words on the top read "The great leader comrade Kim Jong Il will always be with us." AP Photo/Korean Central News Agency via Korea News Service

North Korea attempted on Sunday to lure foreign tourists to the hermit country to help celebrate a major anniversary, pledging to make “every possible sincere efforts” to show visitors a good time.

Posted: April 1st, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »