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S.Korean PM hosts lunch for high-ranking N.Korean delegation

IANS  |  Seoul 

South Korean Lee Nak-on Sunday hosted a lunch for the high-ranking North Korean delegation, including Kim Jong-un's younger sister.

According to the , Lee hosted the luncheon from noon at a hotel in eastern reports

Attending the luncheon were Kim Yo-jong, Kim Jong-un's sister who serves as the of the of the ruling Workers' Party of and Kim Yong-nam, of the Presidium of the who is leading the ranking delegation.

Choe Hwi, of the National Sports Guidance Committee, and Ri Son Gwon, of the of the Fatherland, also attended the lunch meeting.

Participants from the South Korean side were Cho Myoung-gyon, Culture, and 10 other government, parliamentary officials and experts.

The four North Korean delegates, who came to South on Friday and attended the opening ceremony of the 23rd Winter Olympics, met South Korean Moon Jae-in Saturday at the presidential complex.

delivered the Kim Jong-un's invitation for Moon to visit

The delegation is scheduled to watch a concert in Seoul, performed by the visiting North Korean art troupe consisted of 140 artists, together with Moon, before returning home later in the day.



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First Published: Sun, February 11 2018. 10:56 IST