Kim Jong-il’s son Photos has been published by North Korea
North Korea’s newspaper daily has published on a front-page of thursdays edition the photo of Kim Jong Eun, the son and heir apparent of dictator Kim Jong Il, in what is believed to be the first public photo of the young man as an adult on.
The younger Kim, believed to be 26 or 27 years old, stood out in sea of older faces in video images and a photo of top North Korean officials taken Tuesday at a meeting of more than 1,000 representatives of the ruling Workers’ Party.
In the photo of several hundred officials, the younger Kim sits in the front row near his father, separated by an older general in full regalia. Chubby-cheeked and unsmiling, the younger Kim wears a dark suit that looks similar to his father’s well-known khaki track suit.